Home Energy Savings

Home is where the heart is; it’s also where home energy savings start. We’ve got home energy savings tips on everything from attic insulation and discovering air leaks to how to best run your appliances. Check out our 31 Days of Energy Savings guide to get started. Follow our appliance energy efficiency comparison series, including posts on gas vs. electric dryers and microwaves vs. toaster ovens vs. ovens.

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What is a Home Energy Audit and How to Do One

The US Energy Information Administration estimates the average annual electricity consumption of a US home is 10,399 kilowatt hours (kWh), and depending on where you live or how you receive energy, a year’s worth of energy can really add up. But what many homeowners don’t know is that their home could be working against them

The many benefits of smart light bulbs

The Many Benefits of Smart Lighting

Smart lighting is revolutionizing how property owners control lighting, conserve energy and improve security with simple voice commands and home connectivity. It’s why smart lighting systems are one of many energy-saving strategies for smart homes, and they’re also a great first step into the Internet of Things (IoT) if you’re curious about smart technology.

Smart home energy saving tips and devices.

Smart Home Energy Saving Tips and Devices

Whether it’s switching the lights off when leaving a room or turning off electronics and appliances when not in use, there are simple habits that can help you conserve energy. However, by investing in smart home energy saving devices, you can automate many of these daily tasks and increase your overall energy savings.

smart kitchen gadgets

Smart Kitchen Gadgets: The Future of Cooking

The kitchen is arguably the most important room in a home. When new homeowners are looking for a house, the kitchen is often a deciding factor.

How to automate your appliances with smart plugs.

The Best Smart Plug Uses

Smart plug uses are multiplying as smart home systems gain in popularity. You can use them independently or integrate them into home monitoring systems like Constellation Connect.

energy efficient dehumidifiers

Energy-Efficient Dehumidifiers: How to Choose the Best Dehumidifier for Your Home

Properly maintaining your home’s humidity can be important for both your health and your living space. Too much humidity in your house could possibly result in mold and wood rot, and aggravate allergy and asthma symptoms.

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Week by Week Moving Checklist

Week-by-Week Moving Checklist: Best Tips for Moving and Packing

Moving can be rough. It’s time-consuming, expensive, and hard on your body.

Person saying Hey Assistant, I'm home! to trigger a Google assistant routine or Amazon routine.

6 Essential Routines for Smart-Home Assistants

So maybe we don’t yet have flying cars or robot maids (unless you count your Roomba), but if you have a smart-home assistant like Amazon Echo or Google Home—and you’ve figured out the best smart-assistant routines to make your life easier—now you’re keeping up with the Jetsons. Routines are the key to getting the most

Home Automation Security

What Are Automated Home Security Systems?

Connected homes are the wave of the future, and automated home security systems are no exception. In terms of home monitoring or deterring crime, combining home automation and security is the way to go: you can program, monitor and control your security system remotely or by using an in-home dashboard.

Air Ducts Energy Series

Home Energy Savings Series: Cleaning Air Ducts

Since your home’s air ducts are out of view, you probably wouldn’t think to clean them — you may even wonder, “What is ductwork, really?” But it’s important to keep your air ducts, like any other part of your home, clean — not for aesthetic reasons, mind you, but for your health and to help

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