Before you open up your wallet for a home energy auditor, try our do-it-yourself home energy audit tool on the web—The HOME ENERGY SAVER. Enter info about your house and get a customized list of energy savings recommendations. HES will help you ID measures that an auditor can explore for you in greater depth.
Solar energy isn’t anything new. The technology has been around in one form or another for more than 100 years. However it has never been as practical and financially viable than it is today. Companies and individuals around the world have begun to…Continue
Posted by Alicia Hobbs on October 9, 2014 at 3:18pm
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A trellis with a climbing vine can shade a home and still allow air circulation. | Photo courtesy of John Krigger, Saturn Resource.
Solar heat absorbed through windows and roofs can increase cooling costs, and incorporating shade from landscaping elements can help reduce this…Continue
Posted by Diane Chojnowski on October 2, 2014 at 7:00am