Energy Tips

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Make Your Own Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Twenty five percent of survey participants in FEMA’s 2011 survey said the cost of preparing for a hurricane and confusion surrounding hurricane preparedness meant they did not take as many steps to secure their home as they could have! At Constellation, we wanted to make the process of preparing for a hurricane easier.

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Tiny Houses: Energy Efficiency Spotlight

The tiny house movement is, well, huge, and a resurgence of simple living is sweeping the nation. So, what’s the big deal about living in a house the size of a shed?

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DIY: How to get rid of cockroaches, mice and other pests in your home

Any pests in your home are cause for concern. They’re annoying, could bite and spread diseases, and they can damage your house.

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HVAC Maintenance DIY Checklist

If you’ve experienced common furnace problems, you might already know that there’s a lot of value in routine HVAC maintenance. DIY “pros” often know where to look for heater troubleshooting or central air conditioner maintenance, but for those of us who are less experienced, a few HVAC maintenance tips can go a long way.

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5 Unforeseen Costs in Growing Your Small Business

You’re used to the monthly cost of operating a small business, but what happens when your company is ready to grow? There are almost 28 billion small businesses in the U.

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DIY: Fixing Water Damage

Fixing water damage is no fun, whether it’s because your home is in a flood-prone area, or because you have a leaky pipe or roof or other structural problems. “Water damage” usually refers to water that gets into your home through cracks in foundation, flooding, broken pipes or some other way, and that can cause

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Finding the Best Types of Energy-Efficient Lighting Fixtures

Lighting your home might seem like a no-brainer, but there’s actually more to it than meets the eye. Creative, energy-efficient lighting does more than just look nice; it also can maximize the functionality of your living space and save on energy costs.

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DIY: How to Fix a Clogged Drain

Clogged drains are a simple fact of life. At some point, you’re likely to find yourself searching the internet to find out how to fix a clogged drain.

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Saving on Home Office Energy Expenses

It’s not uncommon for employed Americans to be going to work… in their own homes. According to a recent New York Times survey, 43 percent of employed Americans work remotely at least some of the time.

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22 Earth Day Activities to Help the Planet

To celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, we’re celebrating with 22 Earth Day activities that can help you make a positive impact on your environment. Across the world, people are giving back and doing their part to help the planet.

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Strategies for Energy Savings in the Break Room

No matter what the industry, small business owners can likely agree on one thing: Finding cost saving ideas for the workplace is essential. We’ve tackled a number of ways to help small business owners find ways to save energy at work.

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