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Saving Money Round-Up | Heating and Cooling Rebates

Heating and Cooling Rebates

Welcome to January! This month has kicked off with a little cold, a little snow and one fantastic moment by the Vikings! January is also the time that people start thinking about their taxes. In the past, homeowners received tax credits for upgrading to energy efficient heating and cooling systems. Those programs expired at the end of 2016, but there are other ways to save money this year. Below are a few suggestions: Rebate offerings To save money on your heating and cooling projects this year, consider rebates offered by energy and utility companies. Energy savings programs and incentives can help reduce your demand as well as your bill for the year. Many companies also offer rebates to help cover the cost of upgrading your HVAC systems for more energy efficient ones. Below is a list and link to local energy and utility companies to help you find what rebates and programs are offered by each. Xcel Energy Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association Connexus Energy Anoka Municipal Utility Elk River Municipal Utilities Dakota Electric Minnesota Valley Electric Depending on the urgency of your heating or cooling project, sometimes it is worth waiting to see what rebates may become available later in the year. Heating and Cooling Two is a certified Bryant Dealer and recommends […]

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Benefits of a Garage Heater

Benefits of a Garage Heater

Mancave, bike shop, gym, car storage, shop… a garage can be many things to many different people. With a recent shift to using that space more creatively, the garage can be much more than storage space. Open up the possibilities by looking at the benefits of a garage heater. Now maybe the perfect time to re-think the use of your garage. Benefits of a Garage Heater: Comfort: Very few people like to work or hang out in the cold, at least not for very long. One advantage of a garage heater is that it allows you space and time to get more projects done. More Space: Creating a hangout or workspace in your garage can free up space in your home. The extra room could benefit adults, kids, and pets from having to spend time or play outside in the cold. Low Maintenance: Most garage heaters are simple in design. Our Hot Dawg® Garage Heaters have permanently-lubricated motors for trouble-free dependability. Most maintenance involves basic cleaning or changing the air filters regularly. Hot Dawg® Garage Heaters alme with a 10-year warranty. Compact: Past garage heaters have been large and clunky. Today they have a much smaller and compact design. Smaller doesn’t mean less power. Make sure to get the right size heater for your space. Utilize your […]

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