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What Homes Will Look Like in the Future

We’re all fascinated by the future. Superhero movies like Iron Man, and the Avengers and Hunger Games series offer us a glimpse of what life could look like 50 years from now. Most of us are excited about drones, hyperloop transportation, 3D printed home decor and smart homes. Many of these inventions have been imagined by futurists decades ago and some of them, like 3D printers and drones, are becoming more and more common, while others are still in our future.

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If You Plan on Staying Cool This Summer

Unless you live on the equator in a third-world country, summer heat is manageable. Stay indoors, crank up the A/C, indulge in ice-cold smoothies, and you’ll avoid the heat wave. If your summer plans don’t include the A/C breaking down, then you need to schedule regular A/C maintenance.

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What Every Homeowner Should Know About Air Conditioning Repairs

The average home in the U.S. “consumes more than 2,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year, causing power plants to emit about 3,500 pounds of carbon dioxide and 31 pounds of sulfur dioxide,” according to the U.S. Department of Energy. The most efficient air conditioners use 30% to 50% less energy than those produced in the mid-1970s. Regardless of how old or efficient your air conditioner may be, it’s important to make sure it is running properly and take steps to prevent expensive repairs.

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