Even though you may often overlook the ductwork in your home, the smooth running of your HVAC system is contingent on the ductwork’s efficiency. It is the delivery system for conditioned air around your home and needs to be up to scratch for optimal performance. Repairing ducting that is in poor condition is put off by many homeowners to save […]
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By Matt Weber Installing Aluminum Weather-Stripping Around a Leaky Door.
Rick Tempchin Executive Director, Retail Energy Services Edison Electric Institute Electric utilities are replacing analog meters with digital “smart” meters across the country, creating improvements in monitoring usage and enabling a two-way communication link between utilities and consumer homes. The old familiar meter, requiring a meter reader to measure a home’s electricity use every month, is being phased out. A […]
By Matt Weber Prepare the home for winter to save energy and heating costs by updating your insulation. When we get cold, we reach for a blanket. We should do the same for our house. As the temperature falls, the heating bills rise, and older homes that were built in the glory days of low-cost energy don’t […]
By Matt Weber Reflecting on Energy Savings.
By Matt Weber The purpose of caulk is two-fold. One purpose is strictly aesthetic, where it is used to close off joints in trim, woodwork, siding and more to provide a solid, paintable surface with no visible seams. The second purpose is to seal joints or cracks from the intrusion of air, water, dust, pollution, […]