July/August 2014 Letters: July/August 2014
Do Thermostats Now Rule? Household feedback, monitoring, and control devices have always been problematic because of the behavior of users. Meier is correct about smart meters; utilities, state regulators, and privacy advocates have stymied the ...
Fiberglass or “Filterglass”? I liked the article about your energy-efficient home in a recent Home Energy (“Design, Construction, and Performance in Ohio,” Jan/Feb ’07, p. 36). Sounds like a well-thought-out ... [continue reading]
Principled Design I am impressed by the Home Energy article about your house (“Design, Construction, and Performance in Ohio,” Jan/Feb ’07, p. 36). Good for you for practicing what you ... [continue reading]
Inside and Outside SEER? I have a home warranty policy and I purchased a rider to “upgrade my AC unit to a SEER-13 rated to comply with new Federal Guidelines.” The inside coil ... [continue reading]
Today’s housing market is incredibly competitive. Constructing homes that sell and that continue to delight homeowners for years ...
When most people think about ways to save energy in their home, their minds first go to insulation. It makes ...