Attention Dominion East Ohio Customers!! The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program uses a whole-house approach to make any size or style of home more energy efficient, thus lowering energy costs. GoodCents auditors will perform the home performance assessment and provide recommendations for the customer to consider.
WaterFurnace geothermal systems are among the most efficient, energy saving, environmentally conscious heat pumps you can purchase. They are a natural heat pump that will give you years of reliable, safe home comfort at a low cost.
No matter what climate you live in, the temperature throughout the year varies. For some climates that means blazing summers that cool to frigid winters. What many people don't realize is that the temperature below ground (regardless of climate or season) stays fairly consistent all year.
Closed-loop systems circulate a water-based solution through a "loop system " of small-diameter, high-density polyethylene underground pipes. Closed-loop systems can be installed horizontally, vertically or in a pond. Open-loop systems use an existing water well or surface water. Whether the system is open or closed, heat is transferred to or from the structure, regardless of outdoor temperature, to provide year-round comfort.
The Energy Conservation for Ohioans (ECO-Link) program, launched by the Ohio Treasury in September 2009, offers reduced rate financing through partnering banks for Ohioans completing “whole home” weatherization and energy efficient improvements in their homes. ECO-Link provides powerful lending resources for homeowners to enjoy a more comfortable home, realize the savings from energy efficient products, and promote Ohio’s developing green economy.
Most people seem aware of the connection between leaky ducts and wasted energy, and ducts are certainly one of the most important potential problems resulting in high utility bills. But people often are not aware of the effects of poor ducts on a home's indoor air quality. (Article by Ken Sheinkopf, www.ases.org)
Right now, residential and small commercial* customers of Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison, FirstEnergy’s Ohio utility companies (FirstEnergy), can save energy and money with rebates on heating and cooling solutions. * (rate code GS)