Solutions and Tips for Making a Green Home -- and Saving Money!
Going green is no longer just a catch phrase of environmental advocates, movie stars and politicians. Even if you’re an average consumer, you and your neighbors are now taking green living seriously as concern grows over a shaky economy, increasing energy costs and our ever-dwindling natural resources.
Going green tips are everywhere you look and they range from basic to outrageous and costly. Too often consumers overlook the normal every day activities that require so many natural resources – bathing, cooking, cleaning, heating, cooling, appliance use and personal care.
With utility bills sapping a large percentage of your paycheck, you’ll be happy to know that there are numerous very simple ways to reduce the amount of energy used by your home’s heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC) systems and your plumbing.
Quick list of easy, going green tips and ideas for green home living:
- Perform a home energy audit
- Add insulation
- Program your thermostat
- Tune up your systems
- Consider signing up for ARS/Rescue Rooter’s Home Service Plan
- Replace outdated HVAC equipment with new high efficiency models
- Fix drips and leaks in your plumbing
- Install low-flow showerheads
- Update your toilet
- Invest in a new high efficiency storage tank or tankless water heater
- Adopt a green living, waste-conscious attitude
Contact your local ARS®/Rescue Rooter® to schedule a no-cost analysis of both your HVAC and your plumbing systems. Our experienced professional contractors will assess the condition of your equipment, as well as its energy efficiency. Our professionals can recommend repairs or upgrades that will reduce or eliminate impact on the environment, save you money, and get you on your way to green living!
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