Home automation helps control various essentials like the use of electricity, heat and air conditioning. In addition to the simplicity and convenience, it provides homeowners with extra savings: “People with home automation see home insurance savings of 20% (on average) or $1,154 a year.” Plus, with monthly energy...

The New Year’s resolution is part of life. As we returned to work following our holiday rest and relaxation, the water cooler talk turns to our 2016 plans. We are asked about our resolutions. Where do we want to improve in the coming year? Well, your...

If you’re a homeowner, you know that work around the house is never done. There’s always some project that needs completed, and just when you feel like you’ve finally finished, it’s time to start all over again. We’ve rounded up 50 expert home improvement tips...

Running a business is hard and managing the energy costs in your office building are even harder. Entrepreneurs get into business to follow their passion and want to focus on growing their business, not managing the office building. Plus, studies show that energy costs impact the...

If your appliances suddenly stop working, or you find yourself in the dark unexpectedly, it’s a likely possibility that you have a tripped circuit breaker. Don’t fret -- there is an incredibly simple fix to this problem that any homeowner can do themselves. How Does a...

As the seasons start to change, one thing always remains constant. You depend on your home HVAC system to keep you and your family comfortable throughout the year. Particularly in New England, we can see freezing temps followed by 70 degrees on back to back...

Winter is no longer coming. Winter is here and the weather proves it. In Connecticut, we get to enjoy the snow, but also deal with bitter cold. Fortunately, our homes provide shelter and comfort for our families. However, heating problems do occur throughout the winter. Does...

Winter is here, which means it is time for the holidays. For some of us, that means a few trips to visit friends and family. For others, the hosting and entertaining during holidays are part of why we love our home. As the days tick...

Are you a weekend warrior that plans your home improvement projects months in advance? Do you like the satisfaction of a job well done or simply want to save a few dollars? There are many reasons why homeowners choose to fix up their home. For example, not...

Spring is in the air. Yes, after an extended few weeks of mild temperatures, spring is here and the weather is starting to get hot. In New England, our hot, hazy and humid temperatures can wreak havoc on our AC systems and electric bills. To...