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This article originally appeared in the March/April 2007
issue of Home Energy Magazine.
March 09, 2007
Comfort Partners has helped more than 27,000 New Jersey households better manage their utility costs by saving energy.
When you’re short on money, sometimes it takes a little creativity to get by. In Neptune, New Jersey, a woman living in a small single-family home that was so ravaged by termites that the walls were bare heated water on her stove—for two years—after her water heater stopped working. Her gas consumption from heating rose to 1,450 therms (more than 100,000 BTU/ft2). This home was clearly beyond the scope of a typical weatherization program.
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