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.
Active solar heating systems use solar energy to heat a fluid -- either liquid or air -- and then transfer the solar heat directly to the interior space or to a storage system for later use. If the solar system cannot provide adequate space heating, an auxiliary or back-up system provides…Continue
Posted by Diane Chojnowski on December 8, 2014 at 6:30am
"For a significant number of us, water just spills out of a fixture, and we consider it past this purpose of contact. We have lost a feeling of appreciation for the wild stream, for the complex workings of a wetland, for the mind boggling web of life that water helps." composed Sandra Postel in Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity, 2003. In the United States, clean drinking water has turned into a human…Continue
Posted by Abrham Millar on December 7, 2014 at 11:50pm
When shopping for a new clothes dryer, look for one with a moisture sensor that automatically shuts off the machine when your clothes are dry. Not only will this save energy, it will save the wear and tear on your clothes caused by…Continue
Posted by Diane Chojnowski on November 30, 2014 at 10:30am