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Six Essential Comfort Tips for Home Heating, Cooling and Humidity in Alabama’s Mixed Humid Climate

Six Essential Comfort Tips for Home Heating, Cooling and Humidity in Alabama’s Mixed Humid Climate

Don’t touch that dial on your home thermostat before asking, “Why is this room too hot, too cold or too Humid?” The AlabamaWISE quick reference guide to maintaining affordable indoor comfort all year ‘round  in Alabama’s mixed humid climate, based on six essential comfort elements. Homes shelter our families from the hostile environment. In Alabama, that includes… Continue Reading

Slideshow: Summer Thermal Inspection of Home Cooling Loss

Join AlabamaWISE Quality Inspector Jonathan Coulter of Advanced Energy as he identifies where a home loses energy during the summer cooling season. Darker blues are cool temperatures, red, yellow and white are warm temperatures as seen by a FLIR thermal imaging camera to spot where energy is wasted by homes and commercial buildings. Continue Reading

5 Free Tips to Keep Your Cool at Home this Summer

Today is the first day of summer.  The AlabamaWISE community energy program empowers Alabama families to maintain healthy and comfortable homes and save on utility bills. Here are 5 simple, no cost ways to keep your cool indoors this summer so you can enjoy that icy glass of sweet tea in comfort. Block Solar Heat… Continue Reading

How Much Can You Save with AlabamaWISE and TVA Energy Right?

Alabama households spend the second highest percentage of income on home energy expenses even though electric rates are low. (ACEEE 2013) The AlabamaWISE community energy program is a trusted resource to help homeowners find the best HVAC, insulation and window contractors in north Alabama. AlabamaWISE has 3 easy steps to help you to take control… Continue Reading