Energy-Saving Strategies - Think Again
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 ...
Though tools and methods are available for the design of energy-efficient HVAC systems, they are not often used when it comes to production homes. That’s partly because ... [continue reading]
Correcting pressure imbalances in your HVAC system can result in a healthier, more efficient home. [continue reading]
I’ve been in the HVAC contracting business since the 1960s, and every decade has been a learning experience.Those decades of learning led me to whole-house performance ... [continue reading]
Conventional hydronic radiant floor (HRF) heating systems offer significant comfort and efficiency benefits compared to conventional forced air systems. Comfort is improved by delivering heat low, where the people ... [continue reading]
According to the Home Ventilating Institute (HVI), the humidity level in a bathroom during a bath or shower “is like that in a tropical rain forest—uncomfortable, ... [continue reading]
Homeowners may continue to enjoy their single pane glass windows and gain energy efficient advantages for up to 80% ...
Last summer, DOE issued new efficiency standards for furnace fans, which are a little-known energy hog that may be lurking ...