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Stay safe, be prepared and save energy

Hi! We’re Mike and Maria, also known as Team Ready, and we’re here on behalf of Black Hills Energy to empower you with helpful tips to use around your house. As we begin the seasonal switch from hot summer nights to cozy and cool fall days, it’s, it’s a great time to check it’s time to check on your furnace.

We know that home is where your heart is. And when it comes to being safe, being prepared and making your home as energy efficient as possible, you’re not alone.
 

We’re here to help with tips to keep your furnace and home running as safely and efficiently this fall.
 

We’ve put together an extensive resource center to help you help your home. So, what can we do for you today?
 

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