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This is a Hammer

Summer Energy Savings

Q: Can CFL light bulbs really save money? I’m not convinced. But my electric bill is high enough that I need all the help I can get. — Carey T., Boone, N.C. A: Depending on the wattage they offset (of old-fashioned light bulbs), compact fluorescent light bulbs can save you Continue reading →

Skylights Over Bed

Take advantage of tax credits to stretch home improvement dollars

(BPT) – Warm weather heralds home improvement season. It’s also the season of high electric bills as air conditioners hum to life in response to rising temperatures across the country. When you’re making summer upgrades to your home, improvements that make your house more livable and attractive are even more Continue reading →