Tips to Save Money During Winter

Tips to Save Money During WinterGoodbye Christmas!!! (Thank God!) Hello Snowpocalypse 2012!!! As you may have heard, we here in the Midwest took a fierce body punch from one of the first major winter storms of the season. We were covered with about about 10 inches of snow a few days ago. For those of you in the South, that sounds like Armageddon. For those of you in Minnesota, that sounds like a Tuesday. The…

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Get a second opinion when your furnace is shut off

Get a second opinion when your furnace is shut offFor years, I’ve heard that Direct Energy technicians are quick to shut off furnaces during an inspection. The verdict is a cracked heat exchanger, a piece of metal that separates the furnace’s fire from the home’s air stream. The company says it has to act speedily because of the danger of carbon monoxide leaking into the home. Critics says it’s because of the pressure to increase furnace sales.  Read More…

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