Residential HVAC Mythbusting
Two nagging duct questions answered
New aerosol spray technology can allow weatherization crews to seal even tiny duct leaks in places that are difficult to reach using conventional methods. [continue reading]
California’s energy woes have focused new attention on energy-saving technologies long considered underutilized. High on the list is evaporative cooling,which lowers the temperature of air by ... [continue reading]
Reflective roofing represents one of the most significant energy-saving options available to homeowners and builders. [continue reading]
About 15 years ago researchers started applying scientific methods and instruments to the study of buildings. [continue reading]
Ceiling fans are one of the most popular and generally well regarded of all home energy efficiency features. [continue reading]
More than three-fifths of the households in the U.S. heat or cool their homes with ducted forced air systems, so chances are good that air ducts are lurking within your walls, floors, or ceilings. [continue reading]
Recent improvements to window technology make substantial air conditioning energy savings possible. However, shading remains a time-tested method to accomplish the same end. [continue reading]
Here are the final numbers for my Energy Upgrade California home retrofit. Table 1. Air Leakage (CFM50) Test-in air ...
The net-zero energy test house at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in suburban Washington, D.C., not ...