Tevis Energy News & Articles

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What Are 3 Ways You Can Tell If Your Heater Is Energy Efficient?

January 17, 2022

Your home’s heating system is crucial in enhancing indoor comfort during the cold season. The right heating system is energy-efficient, durable, and has a quiet operation. This article discusses three ways to determine if you have an energy-efficient heater. This article also includes tips on how to improve your heating system’s efficiency.

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How Does A Generator Work?

January 10, 2022

Power failures happen for several reasons, leaving many homes vulnerable until the power comes back on. To avoid this, some homeowners use whole-house generators. Others have to wait until power is restored. One common question we are asked is, “How does a generator work?”. Read on to explore the answer to this question.

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Propane Tips All Homeowners Should Be Aware Of

January 3, 2022

Also known as liquefied petroleum gas or LPG, propane is a dependable, stable, and affordable fuel source. However, it is still flammable and can result in poisoning or burns if it isn’t handled correctly. Learn more about the safety precautions you should take with propane so that you and your family remain safe.

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What Is The Best Temperature For A Home In The Winter?

December 20, 2021

Having a comfortable home during the winter is something everyone wants to achieve. To make this possible, you need to decide the best temperature for your heater in winter. This article shares some factors to consider when looking for the ideal temperature setting for your home during the cold season.

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Warm Up to These Holiday Heating Tips

December 20, 2021

The holidays are a perfect time to catch up with family and friends. If you plan to host a party this year, it’s a good idea to create an environment that is comfortable and encourages relaxation. This article shares some holiday heating tips to help ensure your home is a welcoming and warm shelter.

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7 Ways To Save Money With Increasing Global Energy Costs

December 9, 2021

Heating and cooling account for over half the annual energy consumption of a home. Therefore, it makes sense to address these areas to minimize energy expenses. In this article, we discuss how to reduce your heating oil costs. Likewise, we offer additional approaches to make your home more energy-efficient and, therefore, more affordable.

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Top Causes For Furnace Rust

December 6, 2021

There’s a saying that goes: rust never sleeps. This is something true for everything, including your heating system. Rust can build up in your furnace, leading to a slew of issues. The best you can do is prevent it from happening. This article includes a discussion of the usual causes of this problem.

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Top Signs It’s Time To Switch Propane Companies

November 22, 2021

When a home propane supplier’s services decline, it might be time to look for a different propane delivery company. Other propane companies might provide the same adequate service, but their rates might have skyrocketed. In this article, we discuss some of the top signs that it’s time to switch propane companies.

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How To Reduce Your Carbon Emissions With A High-Efficiency Heating System

November 15, 2021

Continuing to use a low-efficiency heating system can be more harmful than good. It will cost you far more in the years ahead due to the need for repairs and eventual replacement. The good news is that you can switch to a high-efficiency heating system for optimum levels of comfort and safety.

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