June 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Momentum Builds For Energy Efficiency...But Is The Wolf at The Door?

It says something that Ernest Moniz (pictured) chose to deliver his first public talk as US energy secretary to an energy efficiency crowd.

His recent appearance…

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Added by Home Energy Saver on June 24, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Replaced my A/C This Weekend; Results of Downsizing by 1/3

Recently my 13-year-old Carrier A/C devolved a leak and I chose to replace the system rather than track down the leak and repair the coil. I had been reading about doing Manual J calculations and how contractors are scared to death to undersize. I had been…

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Added by Home Energy Saver on June 17, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

HVAC Updates to Save Money and Resources

Homeowners across the country are looking for ways to save money and reduce their environmental impact, but for many it can be difficult to know where to start. According to current government estimates, the biggest portion of home energy use, up to 56%, is caused by heating and cooling the house. While climate control isn't something any of us are willing to give up, and in some cases it is a necessity, not a luxury, there are some changes, both large and small,…

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Added by Frank Newhouse on June 12, 2013 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

What happens when you get snow on solar panels?

Greener living starts at home! There are plenty of things you can do to save energy and water around the house and reduce your bills. One of these things is to install solar panels. Solar panels on your roof can generate electricity and can help you to…

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Added by Home Energy Saver on June 10, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Little Things You Can Do to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

You don't have to invest in a $45,000 solar array on your roof in order to help your home be more energy efficient. There several things you can do around the house to help decrease those energy bills and help promote a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Although some of these ideas will require dedication on your part, you can save a great deal of energy by eliminating a few power drains that you may not realize that you're doing.…



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Added by Linda Bailey on June 6, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Electric Power Saving Products For Homeowners

All homeowners are energy users. It is anticipated that if every household in America used only one incandescent light bulb, they would still be able to match the energy output of one whole nuclear power plant. Certainly, each family utilizes a lot more than just one lamp, so you could imagine the amount of energy that is…

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Added by Home Energy Saver on June 3, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

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