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April 10, 2017

Crawl Space Conversion

Closed versus Vented Crawl Spaces Why Close your Crawlspace? There has been a great deal of debate on whether to vent or close a crawlspace. Vented crawlspaces worked great until the invention of air conditioning. When a family cools their […]
April 10, 2017

Infographic: Nuclear Power vs. Energy Efficient Homes

How does improving the energy efficiency of North America’s homes stack up against building new nuclear power plants? This infographic has the details. Interesting data..     #nuclear #sustainable #jobcreation #greenhomes #renewable
April 10, 2017

How Blower Door Assisted Air Sealing Helps Find Leaks

Using a blower door–a device that sucks the air out of your house to simulate an especially windy day–is the best way to identify where your house leaks. For many of us, a thousand little pin pricks in your home […]
April 10, 2017

Light Switches Can Be Big Sources of Leaks

Here’s an interesting video from our friends at Fatdogproducts.com that shows how much air can leak through simple things like light switches.  
April 10, 2017

Killing Vampire Power & Saving Money

Learn how smart power strips work to kill vampire power in your home.  Warning:  contains humor. After watching click this little link for another tip  TIPLINK  
April 10, 2017

Five Simple Ways to Save on Energy

Energy savings are a lot like germs. They’re everywhere, sometimes hard to find, and for something seemingly tiny, they can have a very large impact on their host. In buying an Attic Zipper product, you’ve taken a step in the […]
April 10, 2017

Energy: Where does it Come From and Where Does it Go?

Ever wonder where our country’s energy comes from and goes to? This fascinating map from the Lawrence Livermore Labratory shows in simple graphic terms where we generate energy and how much of it goes to various sectors. One of the […]
April 10, 2017

Infographic: The Facts About Fuel Prices

This infographic from Heating Oil Shopper details fluctuations in oil prices, where oil is being produced and consumed, and offers a wealth of other useful information about oil costs. People are, more and more focused on reducing their reliance on […]
April 10, 2017

Video: Interior Air Sealing for Maximum Energy Efficiency

This video, part of a series from the Oregon contractor Hammer & Hand, describes how to air seal the interior of a home to maximize the effectiveness of super energy efficient, European “Passive House” style windows. We find this article […]