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 ...
New tests for duct tape include testing the strapping that holds duct connections together and testing the longevity of duct sealants. [continue reading]
With metal roofing systems becoming more popular for new construction and retrofits, the Florida Solar Energy Center wanted to learn more about these roofing systems and their effect on thermal performance. [continue reading]
Not all evaporative coolers are created equal. Modern machines operate more efficiently and with much less fuss than the old swamp coolers did. [continue reading]
Because of new burner technologies, low sulfur fuels, and bio fuels, North Americans are finding out what Europeans have known for a while - heating with oil makes good sense. [continue reading]
With residents' health increasingly dependent on a home's indoor air quality, ventilation strategies become more important than ever. [continue reading]
These days, manufacturers are able to produce relatively efficient appliances for people’s homes. It is not uncommon to see A/C units with SEER 14, or furnaces with ... [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 ...