Carbon Emissions

Seal and Insulate Your Home to Save Energy and Lower Utility Bills

Most of us assume that heating and cooling homes is the work of our HVAC system. But an HVAC system works in tandem with a home’s insulation and envelope, which include the outer walls, windows, doors and other openings. When air leaks through a home’s envelope or is compromised due to under-insulation, HVAC systems must …
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How to Choose a Smart Thermostat

For many homeowners, the go-to method for saving energy and reducing home heating and cooling costs is the programmable thermostat. But there’s a much better way: Meet the smart thermostat. Much more than a timer, these devices are Wi-Fi-enabled and include the latest smart technology, giving them the ability to save energy in a variety …
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ENERGY STAR Products Help You Save on Household Expenses and Emissions

Whether you’re environmentally conscious or budget conscious, ENERGY STAR products provide a simple choice for saving energy. Recently, The Home Depot was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy for our ongoing partnership with ENERGY STAR. For over a decade, The Home Depot has worked to promote energy …
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Carbon Emissions

ENERGY STAR Products Help You Save on Household Expenses and Emissions

Recently, The Home Depot was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy for our ongoing partnership with ENERGY STAR. For over a decade, The Home Depot has worked to promote energy efficiency at home through the use of ENERGY STAR-certified products. “We exceeded our multi-year goal to help …
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The Home Depot Wins 2022 ENERGY STAR Retail Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence

For the 11th time, The Home Depot has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for its partnership with ENERGY STAR. Each year, the ENERGY STAR program honors a group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements. The Home …
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ENERGY STAR Day is October 26th

Save Today. Save Tomorrow. Save for Good. The Home Depot estimates that our customers’ purchases of ENERGY STAR® products helped reduce annual electricity use by 7.5 billion kilowatt-hours in 2020. To understand just how big an impact that is, consider that it amounts to a savings of over $1 billion on energy costs and lowering …
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With ENERGY STAR, You Can Rule Your Attic for Comfort and Savings

According to the energy experts at ENERGY STAR, 9 out of 10 homes in the U.S. are under-insulated. Chances are high that your home may fall into that category. ENERGY STAR’s Rule Your Attic program is designed to educate homeowners on proper insulation levels. Rule Your Attic shows homeowners how to use a household ruler …
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Carbon Emissions

With ENERGY STAR, You Can Rule Your Attic for Comfort and Savings

According to the energy experts at ENERGY STAR, 9 out of 10 homes in the U.S. are under-insulated. Which means that 90% of homeowners could be saving money and energy. Sealing and insulating your home is a simple and cost-effective way to save money, improve your comfort and reduce your carbon footprint. And one of …
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