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Since Congress has reinstated Federal Energy Tax Credit 25C, many consumers are deciding the time might be right to either upgrade to a more energy efficient model or replace one which may be on the down side of its lifetime.
The Federal Tax Credit allows homeowners to receive up to a $500 tax…Continue
Added by Kathi Galasso on February 21, 2013 at 11:39am — No Comments
When Congress passed the deal to avoid the Fiscal Cliff, included in that legislation was the reinstatement of the 25C Residential Energy-Efficiency Tax Credit. This Tax Credit allowed taxpayers to claim up to $500 in tax credit on their tax returns, for installing specific energy efficient HVAC units, Boilers and Water Heaters.
The really nice part of this legislation is that the tax credit is retroactive through all of last year, and runs until the end of 2013. That means…Continue
Added by Kathi Galasso on January 22, 2013 at 4:11pm — No Comments
Crazy weather isn't it? Ninety degrees in April...what will it be like in July?
Well, somehow the way the temperatures have been throughout the past winter and so far this spring, it sure is lining up to be one hot summer. Total Home Supply is gearing up for the the summer season and continually adding new models of Air Conditioners onto our website.
If it's time for a new…Continue
Added by Kathi Galasso on April 18, 2012 at 8:22am — No Comments
Around a year and a half ago, we did a post on the THS blog about 18" dishwashers. Surprisingly, that post is still being read today and quite often. So, we've decided to revisit the 18" dishwasher in case you may have missed it.
For those who may not realize it, there are such things as "thin dishwashers". At six…Continue
Added by Kathi Galasso on February 23, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments
Imagine you live in Boston and are lucky enough to own a vacation home in New Mexico. If a bill introduced into the Senate is passed, a major renovation and upgrade to your HVAC system may have very different energy efficiency standards in each state. The bill, introduced by Sen. Jeff Bingaman, (D-NM), divides the…Continue
Added by Kathi Galasso on April 11, 2011 at 7:39am — No Comments
As manufacturers in various types of industry are starting to realize, it's not good enough to only create an energy efficient product. While "green" products are a great starting point, manufactureres are beginning to collaborate with each other in the quest to produce merchandise that works together, to create even…Continue
Added by Kathi Galasso on February 8, 2011 at 10:46am — No Comments
We all know that buying a new furnace is major investment, so energy efficiency in the unit you purchase is critical. Most people would think buying a new energy efficient furnace would bring about a quick reduction in their energy costs, but that is not always the case.
Improper installation can reduce the efficiency of the system by up to 30%, which means your utility bills will not be lowered and you are likely shortening the life…Continue
Added by Kathi Galasso on November 16, 2010 at 8:22pm — No Comments
Every industry is concerned about energy costs, and the Health Care industry is no different. According to a 2010 Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey over 50% of health care building decision makers in North America, said energy management was very or extremely important to their organizations and, plan to make…Continue
Added by Kathi Galasso on November 1, 2010 at 11:32am — No Comments
These days, we are all looking for ways to save energy. Even though we are buying highly efficient appliances, did you know there are ways to save energy while cooking? Some are obvious, but with our busy schedules, it's easy to make a wrong decision...energy-wise.
First, use the right…Continue
Added by Kathi Galasso on May 17, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments
Efficiency, that's why. We all know about BTU's, it's generally the first feature we think about when buying an air conditioner. The larger the size of the room you need to cool, the more BTU's you need. Of course, there are other factors in determining which size you need, but BTU's are generally the starting point. Energy efficiency is also very important: Staying cool while…
Added by Kathi Galasso on May 11, 2010 at 9:51am — No Comments
Added by Kathi Galasso on March 11, 2010 at 8:58am — No Comments
For years now, we have all seen the Energy Star logo on appliances certified as Energy Star Qualified. And chances are when preparing to purchase a new appliance, you will look into Energy Star models. But do you actually know what that means?
First, lets begin with how the EPA chooses which products earn the label. According to the Energy Star website:
Added by Kathi Galasso on February 18, 2010 at 9:42am — No Comments