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Holiday lights update

Before you hang your holiday lights, check out this update on energy-efficient options.

Do laundry better

Saving time, water and energy are good practices, but if these laundry habits become your modus operandi, you could damage your machi...

Protect yourself from identity theft

Besides protecting yourself from thieves and taking the usual steps to recover from a loss, did you know that Iowa has a program to h...

Prepare Your Oven for the Holidays

If your oven will be working overtime in preparation for holiday meals and entertaining over the next few months, plan ahead using th...

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Radiant Floor Heat

Radiant Floor Heat

Imagine your body surrounded by a cozy warmth that radiates up from the floor.

Air Source Heat Pumps

Air Source Heat Pumps

Efficient home heating system and economical air conditioner all in one.

Energy Efficiency Lights and Products

Energy Efficiency Lights and Products

Energy-efficient products to save energy and money.

Marathon High Efficiency Water Heaters

Marathon High Efficiency Water Heaters

Save energy dollars and maintenance headaches with an energy-efficient Marathon water heater with a lifetime warranty.

Geothermal Heat Pumps

Geothermal Heat Pumps

Use "free" energy from the earth to heat and cool your home.

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