Imagine leaving a window open all winter long – the heat loss, cold drafts and wasted energy! If your home has a folding pull-down attic stair, a whole house fan, a fireplace or clothes dryer, that may be just what is occurring in your home every day. Drafts from these often overlooked holes waste energy and cost you big in […]
A Roundup of Cool New Products to Help Save Energy—and Money.
Simonton Windows offers helpful information on how homeowners can take advantage of the Federal tax credit when purchasing energy-efficient replacement windows.
Hydronic radiant heat systems warm the home, inside and out.
With the U.S. Department of Energy estimating Americans will spend 20 to 25 percent more in heating costs this year, whether using oil, natural gas or electricity, many homeowners will be looking for ways to save – not just on home heating but in all areas of energy consumption. Ken Ely, a home heating and energy efficiency expert with Lennox […]
Ceiling fans are both functional and decorative. They are particularly useful in the summer, since they effectively reduce energy usage while creating a cool breeze. They can also be used in the winter to gently pull heated air away from the ceiling where it tends to collect. Light kits can be added to increase the usefulness of many ceiling fans. […]
By providing a continuous blanket of insulation over the home, insulated vinyl siding can reduce energy consumption by as much as 20 percent.
Modern technology provides more choices than ever.
Tips & Tricks from Environmental Interior & Landscape Designer, Alegre Ramos
A wide range of products helps to keep your home comfortable and cuts down on energy costs.