Getting Some Shade

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Getting Some Shade

You’re uncomfortable. You feel streaks of sweat starting to inch down your forehead, back, and neck. The sun is relentless. Frantically, you look around for relief. The only thing in sight is a ...

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Energy-Saving Strategies - Think Again

Author: John Dixon
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December 01, 2014

The rules regarding home energy savings are changing. New technologies and shifting realities are showing us that many of the old energy-saving dictums are now obsolete. If, for instance, you look at the top energy-saving ... [continue reading]

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When Retrofitting A/C, Do the Ducts Too?

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October 31, 2014

Three contractors weigh in on the often complicated decision homeowners have to make when repairing, reconfiguring, or replacing their ducts. [continue reading]

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Retrospective - Black Stains in Houses: Soot, Dust, or Ghosts

Author: Frank Vigil
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May 01, 2014

An experienced ghost hunter explains the possible sources of and solutions to black soot under doors, on walls, and in other places in homes. [continue reading]

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Effective Strategies for Dealing with Ducts in Unconditioned Spaces

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May 01, 2014

Three methods to reduce thermal losses associated with ductwork in unconditioned spaces are discussed. [continue reading]

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The Formaldehyde Threat

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March 01, 2014

Keeping healthy indoor air quality was as important in 1984 as it is today. Unfortunately, formaldehyde is still a threat to homeowners. [continue reading]

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The Future is Now—Or At Least Nearer with ORNL’s 3D-Printed House and Car

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The Future is Now—Or At Least Nearer with ORNL’s 3D-Printed House and Car

Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...

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