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Dear Mr. Energy: Replacement water heaters

Dear Mr. Energy, I need to replace my old, inefficient hot water heater. What should I get to save the most energy (and therefore the most money)? —Morrisville Mama Dear Mama You’ve said that your goal is twofold: to save the most energy over the long haul, as well as to save the most money. […]

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Dear Mr. Energy: what saves the most money? Solar hot water heaters, window replacement, or attic sealing and insulation?

Dear Mr. Energy, What will give me the best return on my money: replacing my single-pane windows with double-pane low-e windows, replacing my traditional hot water heater with a solar hot water heater, or sealing my attic and adding more insulation? —Perplexed in Pittsboro Dear Perplexed, Mr. Energy loves a no-brainer. For, neighbor friend, this […]

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