Are you a first-time homebuyer? Then you’ll definitely want to check out these great tips on home energy efficiency. Energy efficient homes are in demand because they cost less to run, are more comfortable to live in and enjoy higher resale values. Find out what you need to know to in order to make your first home an energy efficient one.
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