On Jan. 1, 2013, Congress approved legislation to help avoid the “fiscal cliff” by reinstating many popular tax breaks that originally expired in 2011. The legislation extends energy tax credits to Dec. 31, 2013, and many are also retroactive for 2012. This means you can claim energy tax credits for purchases and installations you made…

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Retrofitting your home with WaterSense fixtures is one of the smartest upgrades you can make in your home. WaterSense labeled products let you save water and energy without sacrificing performance or appearance, and there’s a wide selection of WaterSense fixtures to suit your taste and your budget.

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Hot water accounts for a significant percentage of your home’s annual energy consumption, and finding ways to boost your water heater’s efficiency can put hundreds of dollars per year back in your pocket. With energy prices on the rise – a trend that’s expected to continue in the coming years – now is the time…

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Watching the water quickly inching toward the top of your toilet bowl can be a very frantic moment. You hope that it doesn’t spill over, but you don’t know how to stop it. Do not panic, and definitely do not flush the toilet again. Here are a few things that you can do when this…

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If there’s any possible way to make the search for new heating and cooling equipment exciting, the a new high-efficiency category introduced by the federal Energy Star program may be just what the homeowner ordered. As a step up from the long-standing Energy Star logo, the Most Efficient label represents the “best of the best”…

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When planning a second-floor addition to your Wichita-area home, keep in mind that several options exist for heating and cooling two-story additions. Factors to consider include the size, age and efficiency of your existing HVAC system, as well as the dimensions and location of the addition. Here are you main options:

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Typical for any metropolitan area, the quality of the water in the Wichita area can be spotty. A proven method for maintaining high-quality water throughout your home is the installation of a Zeta Rod® Water Treatment System.

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Furnace smells may well signal that something’s wrong with your HVAC system. The start of the heating season is often when you’ll detect unusual furnace smells, though they can happen anytime. Here are some different types of furnace odors and what they might mean:

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