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Home Energy Savings: Dimmers, Switches, Motion Sensors & Timers

Dimmers, switches, timers and motion sensors are all designed to make it easier for you to manage the amount of energy your lights use. Whether you’re looking to do your part to save the planet or you’re more interested in saving on your bottom line, Constellation is here to help you find the best light

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Home Energy Savings Series: Door Sealing and Weatherstripping

Part of your standard maintenance as a homeowner should be to check doors, windows, and garage doors for gaps in the weatherstripping. Old, damaged or completely absent weatherstripping means that your home could be leaking cool air in the summer and hot air in the winter.

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Community Champions Grant Winner: Dress for Success Houston

Upon entering the Dress for Success Houston Office, one is immediately drawn into a world of sophistication and class. With high ceilings and a modern atmosphere, the building embodies confidence and poise.

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Small Business Saturday Promotion Ideas

The only thing “small” about Small Business Saturday is the size of the businesses that participate in this increasingly popular shopping holiday. If you’re struggling to brainstorm awesome marketing ideas for a small business—or you’re getting a late start—Constellation is here to help!

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Home Energy Savings: High Efficiency Toilets vs Regular Toilets

As talk of water shortages becomes more common in the United States, as well as in other countries around the world, water-conserving initiatives and regulations are becoming the norm. One way to handle this is to install high-efficiency toilets vs.

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Community Champions Grant Winners: Girls Inc. of Worcester and more!

Constellation recently named 96 new grant recipients through its Community Champions program, which is dedicated to honoring local nonprofit organizations in the 27 states Constellation services. Constellation and StarTex Power customers are able to apply for a grant up to $500 that benefits local non-profits with missions spanning education, youth development and environmental projects.

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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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