Here are some energy-efficiency blog posts I have written over the years. I hope these will help you narrow down those vampire loads, cold room mysteries, high energy bill conundrums, and generally help you save money, live more comfortably, and improve your indoor environmental quality.
Tips and hints at what to look for above your living space that could be impacting your wallet and your comfort.
I hope you already crossed some of these off the list, but if not, get them done now.
Air leaks are a major source of discomfort and wasted money, seal these holes and improve on both.
Learn what I did at my house when we moved in to improve performance and comfort. I am saving between $25 – $35 per month in energy bills.
It can save electricity, improve performance of your dryer, and hopefully prevent a fire – check out this post to learn more.
Ever put a second blanket on your bed in the winter, think about how the same concept works on your home energy bills.
Check out the roofs in your neighborhood on those snow days to figure out how you are doing compared to the neighbors in comfort.
Find the problem areas and fix them to save money now.
Where are the issues that need correction in your home?
Air leaks exist in every house, sealing them can improve indoor environmental quality and lower energy bills.
The older we get the more problems we have, in our buildings – I am fine, not sure what you were thinking about.
Thinking of making some upgrades to your home, remember these items.
Recessed lighting is usually installed wrong when it comes to energy usage.
Caulk is the answer, find out the question here.
A crawl space should not be forgotten space, it is critical to a home’s performance.
Getting the insulation right in your home could be the key.
Learning what should happen is key to figuring out what needs to be fixed.
I was surprised by the result.