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Google Obtains Patent for Fanless Air Conditioner

Window air conditioning units can be an eyesore. During the hot days of summer, they can provide critical relief from the heat, but this relief often comes with the cost of an obstructed view and the loud noise of its mechanical inner system. Google recently patented a bladeless air conditioning unit that can provide silent … Continue reading Google Obtains Patent for Fanless Air Conditioner

New Jersey’s Dependence on Nuclear Power

Currently, 44 percent of New Jersey’s electricity comes from nuclear generating plants like Oyster Creek and Salem Creek. This source is second to only natural gas. Renewable sources of energy like solar power and wind energy comprise only 3 percent of the state’s electricity production. Many of us do not give much thought to how … Continue reading New Jersey’s Dependence on Nuclear Power

Lead Found in New Jersey Schools’ Water

The New Jersey Department of Education recently reported that 21 of the more than 800 school districts in the state that are required to rest their water fountains and other plumbing fixtures for lead contamination failed their inspections. Exposure to lead via water available in schools can have serious health effects on growing children, such … Continue reading Lead Found in New Jersey Schools’ Water

The Importance of Regular Maintenance for Heating Systems

A heating system is not a “set it and forget it” type of thing. Your heating system needs regular maintenance just like your car, swimming pool, and even your body require regular checkups and preventative care. Failure to take care of your heating system can put it at risk of a breakdown, which will most likely … Continue reading The Importance of Regular Maintenance for Heating Systems

DIY Energy Efficiency Audit for your New Jersey Home

A home energy audit is a step-by-step walkthrough of your home to determine where you can make adjustments to make it more energy efficient. They are also known as home energy assessments. Though you can hire a professional to perform your home energy audit, you can also do the walkthrough yourself to save money. Before … Continue reading DIY Energy Efficiency Audit for your New Jersey Home

Smart Devices for your New Jersey Property

What once seemed like impossible futuristic technology is now widely available to everyday consumers. A decade ago, you probably never would have imagined having a voice-activated assistant in your home – but today, many of us are now living with Google Home or Amazon Echo devices that have become indispensable in our day-to-day lives. Consider … Continue reading Smart Devices for your New Jersey Property

10 Home Upgrades for Improved Efficiency

There are a lot of ways you can make your home more energy efficient, which will save you money on your energy bills and help you pursue other incentives, as well. If you are not sure where to start, choose one aspect of your home, such as your heating or your electrical system, to upgrade. … Continue reading 10 Home Upgrades for Improved Efficiency

When Will Windmills Come to New Jersey?

Wind turbines, often known as windmills, provide clean, renewable energy by harnessing the power of the wind and converting it into electricity. In areas with consistent, high winds, such as the New Jersey coastline, wind turbines make sense as a means to step away from nonrenewable energy sources and provide a cost-effective alternative to homes … Continue reading When Will Windmills Come to New Jersey?

Renewable Energy in New Jersey

With the cost of electricity in New Jersey always ranking in the top ten for most expensive, you can quickly see why renewable energy sources are becoming more popular. If your home relies upon the power grid, you are subject to their costs. If your home has solar panels or wind turbines, you are taking … Continue reading Renewable Energy in New Jersey

Replacing the Pipes in Your Home Before Disaster Strikes

Your home is one of your greatest assets and taking care of the most expensive thing you have ever purchased is of great importance. There are many things in a home that must be maintained and replaced over the years. Just like your car needs routine maintenance and care to run properly, your home likewise … Continue reading Replacing the Pipes in Your Home Before Disaster Strikes