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]
Homeowners are often aware of the different problems they experience in their homes: uncomfortable rooms, high utility bills, poor indoor ...
The Deputy Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Katja Hall told the CBI Energy Conference on July 17th ...