The topic of natural gas versus electric home appliances is often debated, but when discussed among staff at LEAP, electric is the winner – hands down. After a few notable incidents just in the last month, LEAP Home Energy Analyst Ross Wood breaks down the risks and how LEAP works to detect and prevent dangerous… Read More »
The holidays are all fun and games until you are once again faced with the challenge of what to give your sweet Aunt Betty and Grandpa Jim. Then you are right back to where you were last year… and the year before that… and the year before that. Lucky for you, LEAP is here to… Read More »
Happy October, friends! October, or what I call “spooky month,” is a great time to chat about one of LEAP’s coolest, and spookiest, diagnostic tools, the infrared camera! LEAP uses this device to detect areas where outdoor air is entering a customer’s home. In some cases, I speak to customers who experience very high utility… Read More »
I can confidently say that climate change exists – there’s no debating it. I say this as someone who studied environmental change in both undergraduate and graduate school, as well as having witnessed its effects firsthand while conducting my thesis research in the Peruvian Andes. However, if you’d prefer to take science’s word for it,… Read More »
Whether you planted a tree, took reusable bags to the grocery store, or rode your bike, we hope you found a way to celebrate Earth Day on April 22. And if you didn’t, we’ve got your back! Here at LEAP, we believe Earth Day is every day, and reducing your energy use at home is… Read More »
Thinking about replacing your old windows? Not so fast! We sat down with LEAP Technical Assessor, Ross Wood, for some expert advice on when you should really start looking into window replacements.
Thinking about the energy efficiency of your home? Before you get started with any energy-efficient home improvements, make sure you’re taking advantage of all the financial incentives available.
Winter weather is on the way, and poor heating should be the last of your worries. With more time at home this year, guarantee a comfortable indoor temperature with these preventative measures and maintenance tips.
The leap to an induction stovetop could be the next step to cooking more efficiently, saving you money and environmental impact in the long run. If you’re in the market for a new stovetop, an induction appliance is a great way to improve the efficiency, safety, and user experience of your kitchen.
There are several tricks to lowering the levels of air pollution in your home and improving your overall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), but our favorite is utilizing a stand-alone air purifier.