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Understanding Heat Pumps

Heat Pump 101 Sometimes referred to as a central heating and cooling unit because it warms your home in the winter and cools it in the summer. In cold weather, it collects heat from the air outside and concentrates it for use indoors. In warm weather, it collects cool air from outside. The heat pump…

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Renewable Energy

Interested in installing solar panels? Before you invest in any system, review Warren RECC’s Solar Checklist and things to consider to learn more. Important Notice to Our Members If you are considering installing solar panels or any other renewable generation sources, it is important that you contact us before you purchase or install your system. This allows Warren RECC…

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What Uses Watts in Your Home

Electricity usage is calculated in kilowatt-hours. A kilowatt-hour is 1,000 watts used for one hour. As an example, a 100-watt light bulb operating for ten hours would use one kilowatt-hour. How to calculate electric usage cost: 1. Volts x Amps = Watts 2. Watts ÷ 1,000 = Kilowatts (kW) 3. Kilowatts (kW) x Hours of…

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