fireplaces can provide some great ambiance in the winter
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Second Nature's Tips to an Efficient Home Part Four: Prepare your Fireplace and Chimney for the Winter

Did you know there's a balloon that can save you money just by existing in your fireplace?

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MERV testing looks pretty cool
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Second Nature's Tips for an Efficient Home Part Two: Beware of the Draft

If you liked part one, keep reading to save even more money.

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Second Nature's Tips for an Efficient Home Part One: How to Pay Off your Car by Changing your Light Bulbs

Do you want to save $600? Well of course you do! Here's one of the easiest ways to do it.

Fiberglass versus Pleated Air Filters
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To Pleat or Not to Pleat?

Second Nature clears the air about the difference between fiberglass and pleated air filters. We take a look at the good, the bad and the dirty!

Take Air Filtration Back to the Future
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Back to the Future

A look at yesterday's, today's and tomorrow's ways of tackling air pollution with filtration.

New Homeowner
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So You Want to be a Homeowner?

Don't walk into your new home with rose-colored glasses. Here's a few things to keep in mind as you chase the American Dream of owning your own home.

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The New Homeowner's Guide to HVAC

HVAC units are vitally important in the function and comfort of the home. Your sanity, too.

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What is HVAC?

Your HVAC system ensures your home provides you comfort, in spite of whatever natural weather patterns may be assaulting the outdoors.

Washable air filters may seem more cost effective, but end up costing your family greatly.
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Are washable air filters good for my HVAC system?

Washable filters may seem like a more economic choice, but there are many downsides to using a washable air filter over a pleated air filter.

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Quick tips to lower your energy bills

Changing your air filter saves 5-15% on your heating and cooling costs, but there are many other ways you can save money on your energy bill. Here are a few quick tips to save money on your energy bill.