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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Does the thought of your utility bill make you break out in a sweat? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans experience that same feeling of dread every month. But don’t despair! Our article “High Utility Bill Getting You Down?” explains how an energy audit can help you reduce high energy costs.

Do you know how an energy rating works? This month’s second article “How Does an Energy Rating Work?” discusses what energy ratings are, their connection to the HERS Index and the value a HERS Index Score brings to a home.

So shake off that cold November chill with a hot cup of coffee and some good information on how to keep your home energy costs down and comfort levels up! By the way, check out our new look: the same great content but delivered with a fresh new face. We hope you like it – happy reading!

High Utility Bill Getting You Down?

HERS Index This election season we heard both candidates talking loudly about nearly everything from how to create new jobs to whether or not we should keep our troops in Afghanistan. However, what we didn’t hear so much about were their plans on how to help homeowners reduce cripplingly high utility bills.

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How Does an Energy Rating Work?

Gas LeakRESNET’s HERS Index has been getting a whole lot of press recently. It’s steadily gaining traction with builders and home sellers, who are marketing their homes via HERS Index Scores. And let’s not forget homebuyers, who are now comparing houses based on their scores before they decide to buy.

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Energy Efficiency Highlights for November
A fun way to learn how the HERS Index works, what the scores mean and how they can affect you.
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