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

Laundry Tip

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 over-drying.…


Added by Diane Chojnowski on November 30, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

It pays to make energy efficiency improvements

The most recent analysis from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory shows the cost of saving energy is less than half of constructing a new coal plant for the same amount of electricity.

Saving energy costs about 4.4 cents per kWh, according to new analysis from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory based on data from 34 states,…


Added by Diane Chojnowski on November 25, 2014 at 7:18am — No Comments

Detecting Air Leaks

For a thorough and accurate measurement of air leakage in your home, hire a qualified technician to conduct an energy assessment, particularly a blower door test.

You may already know where some air leakage occurs in your home, such as an under-the-door draft, but you'll need to find the less obvious gaps to properly …


Added by Diane Chojnowski on November 18, 2014 at 6:37am — No Comments

#AskEnergySaver: Home Heating

Home heating and cooling account for about 48 percent of the average utility bill. As the weather gets cooler, it’s important to weatherize your home in order to save money while staying cozy. And while we have lots of great…


Added by Diane Chojnowski on November 11, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

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