Ceiling fans would seem, at first glance, to be a smart tool in the overall mix of your home's energy efficency equipment. But too few know that their real value is when they're blowing on people--and many experts say they're essentially...Read more
Using a programmable thermostat versus a traditional thermostat could be reduction of energy use by 20 to 30%. Programmable thermostats have come a long way from the time and confusing old programming methods. Some can even program themselves....Read more
What does indoor air quality have to do with home energy efficiency? More than you might expect.
Many of today's homes are plagued with poor indoor air quality due to the combination of poor or insufficient ventilation, and other common...Read more
It speaks to the marketing savvy of window manufacturers and installers that, when faced with drafty rooms or high energy bills, most homeowners typically think that the best solution would be new replacement windows. While energy efficient...Read more
You may have heard about home energy audits before, but maybe you're not quite sure that you need one. After all, your home is relatively new. It's pretty comfortable most of the time, and your utility bills aren't that bad. Maybe you've...Read more