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Your source for all things energy-related: the WH blog offers energy-saving tips, maintenance guidelines, program information and much more.

Consider a Ground or air Source Heat Pump When Replacing Your air Conditioner

August 1, 2016, Grant Bowman

Instead of replacing your air conditioner with another similar unit, consider an air or ground source heat pump, and save big with rebates from Wright-Hennepin!

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Tips for purchasing and operating space heaters

February 9, 2016, Darrell Erickson

Do your homework before buying a space heater, and make sure you know how to operate it safely.

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The benefits of air source heat pumps

July 7, 2014, Scott Thompson

Learn how air source heat pumps are beneficial.

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Comparing propane to Off-peak electric heating systems

March 27, 2014, Scott Thompson

Learn how you can save money with WH's Off-Peak Dual Fuel program.

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Why WH cycles air conditioners during the summer

March 25, 2014, Scott Thompson

Learn why WH cycles air conditioners during the summer months.

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Electric options for your propane or fuel oil heating system

October 21, 2013, Todd Jude

Learn how adding a plenum heater to your forced air system will save you money

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How you can save with a Programmable Thermostat

August 12, 2013, Todd Jude

Discover how you can reduce your use of heating and cooling energy with a programmable thermostat.

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Is your air conditioner not cooling the way it used to?

May 23, 2013, Todd Jude

Did you know that your air conditioner system needs to be cleaned in order to run properly? Find out the cleaning method steps here.

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Standard Air Conditioning verses Air Source Heat Pumps

May 8, 2013, Scott Thompson

Have you ever wondered how standard air conditioning compares to air source heat pumps? Find out more information here.

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Air Conditioning SEER ratings explained

April 29, 2013, Phil Glawe

As warmer weather approaches, it is important to begin thinking about your air conditioner. Find information about air conditioner shopping, rebates and ratings here.

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Comparing propane and electric costs

December 17, 2012, Scott Thompson

Are you interested in comparing electric heating costs to propane heating costs? Let’s walk through how to do this.....

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Making Your Heating System Efficient With Plenum Heaters

October 30, 2012, Scott Thompson

You’ve probably heard of them before, and you may even know a few things about them; but what exactly is a plenum heater, and how can it help you save energy?

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The Nest learning thermostat

August 22, 2012, Guest Blogger

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, programmable thermostats can help you save anywhere from 5 to 20 percent on your heating and cooling expenses. However, 40-70 percent of the people who own these devices find them to be difficult to operate.

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Air source and ground source heat pumps

April 17, 2012, Mike Hofmann

Imagine using a single, very efficient unit to both heat and cool your home. Heat pumps not only make this possible, but can potentially greatly reduce your heating and cooling costs.

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