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  1. How can I keep warm without using my heater?

    As the temperature drops (and keeps dropping!) in the weeks to come, it might feel like time to turn on your heating system and switch the thermostat to warm things up. But heating your home can be an energy-guzzler. Here are a few steps to help endure the cold that donít involve just putting on a sweater or bumping the temperature up a few degrees. Save energy and increase comfort with these tips.

    Set your ceiling fan to run in reverse. There should be a switch on the body of the fan ...
  2. How can I protect my home against carbon monoxide?

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    Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that can be easily generated by many home appliances. Although it presents a danger any time of year, it is a particular concern during colder months, when families run furnaces and heaters more frequently.

    Carbon monoxide poses significant risks inside the home. Symptoms include headaches, dizziness, upset stomach and confusion. Too much carbon monoxide can be fatal. Every year, it sends more than 20,000 ...
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