Diane Chojnowski's Blog – August 2014 Archive (4)

Living Comfortably: A Consumer’s Guide to Home Energy Upgrades

A weatherization worker drills holes to blow cellulose insulation in the interior walls of this home. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL

A weatherization worker drills holes to blow cellulose insulation in the interior walls of this home. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL…

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Added by Diane Chojnowski on August 29, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs Compared with Traditional Incandescents

Energy-efficient light bulbs are available today and could save you about $50 per year in energy costs when you replace 15 traditional incandescent bulbs in your home.…

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Added by Diane Chojnowski on August 22, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Tips: Water Heating

Keep your energy bills out of hot water. Insulate your water heater to save energy and money, or choose an on-demand hot water heater to save even more.

Keep your energy bills out of hot water. Insulate your water heater to save energy and money, or choose an on-demand hot water heater to save even more.

Water heating is the second largest energy expense in your home. It typically accounts for…

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Added by Diane Chojnowski on August 15, 2014 at 7:07am — No Comments

Case Study: Aiming for Net Zero Energy in Florida



The north side of the Parker-Shepperd house after remodeling. Note from the “before” photo (below) that sloped roof trusses were added to accommodate insulation and PV panels, and that an addition pushed out into the original front…

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Added by Diane Chojnowski on August 8, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

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Unseen Energy Wasters [Infographic] 3 Replies

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Your House is a System 1 Reply

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Energy Efficiency Meets Home Automation 1 Reply

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