Through hot summers and cold winters, a typical midwestern home devotes more than 55 percent of its energy to cooling and heating. Ranging from simple to technical explanations, our insights on big improvements will help you drastically reduce your energy consumption.

Heating and Cooling header image of a summer yard.

Living in the Midwest, especially in Minnesota, can be hard on our homes and the people living in them. We endure wide temperature swings throughout the year. Sometimes it seems like a challenge to keep a home comfortable without making your utility bills skyrocket.

Big improvements, like wall and attic insulation or a new heating system, can make the most significant impact on your home’s comfort and your energy bills. These types of energy efficiency improvements are CEE’s specialty. Don’t hesitate to contact our Energy Advisors — they can help you decide what is best for your home and find a contractor who is a good fit for your project.

Click on your desired topic below to learn more and explore how you could apply the info to your home.