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How to Make Your Home G.R.E.E.N. No Matter the Season

Make Your Home Green
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A home evaluation is the first step to having a greener home in Beaumont, Texas. After your evaluation, your contractor can offer solutions. You might not realize how much your home is leaking air causing your bills to go up. Investing in energy-efficient solutions will help lower your carbon footprint and your monthly utility costs. 

Get an Energy Evaluation

The first step to fixing a problem is to find out exactly what's going on in your home. Your contractor will come in and perform an energy evaluation checking your HVAC unit, ducts, doors, windows, and other likely suspects where your home suffers energy losses. From these tests, they can offer solutions on how to make your home more efficient and lower your monthly utility bills. 

Update or Upgrade the Biggest Perpetrators

It's not just enough to know where you're losing energy in your home. Once you've received the recommendations, invest in making your home more G.R.E.E.N. This might include sealing your ducts, upgrading your doors and windows, investing in maintenance on your HVAC unit, or changing the filters more often. You might also upgrade your thermostat to see more energy savings as well. If your HVAC unit is aging and using a lot of power, you should start investigating upgrading to a new system. 

Employ Natural Energy Saving Techniques

Outside of investing in upgrades, try to change your home and lifestyle to live greener. Some tips and tricks include updating your landscaping to provide natural insulation or shade for your home. You might also change the bedding and hang heavy drapes in the winter as well. Program your thermostat to change the temperature to save energy while you are away and have your home comfortable for your return. These techniques will lower your carbon footprint and save you money. 

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