Monthly Archives: June 2012

Energy Spotlight – Solar Water Heating

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Radiant Barrier – How it works to save you money!

  From http://www.atticfoil.com: The difference between radiant heat transfer and conductive heat transfer is really quite simple. Radiant heat is heat transferred across an air gap/space (or a vacuum), while conductive heat transfer is heat transferring through materials/objects that are … Continue reading

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Update – My Home Solar Project

Well, I just got word that my solar system design is complete!  Next up, building permits, then installation.  Solarcity has made this process really easy thus far… let’s hope it stays that way.  Here is the initial layout for my … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips to Save Energy and Money This Summer

une 20th marks the first day of summer, and for many of us that means trips to the beach, outdoor concerts, and cool drinks. Summer is also a great season to save energy and money in your home. Check out the Energy Savers Blog for great tips.

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Correcting your home’s HVAC air duct leakage can save you 30% in Energy costs!

From http://www.aeroseal.com/index.html Are Leaking Ducts Costing You More Than You Think? You can see a water leak, but an air leak is invisible. Duct leaks can be difficult and costly to find with ductwork hidden between the walls, floors, and … Continue reading

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Are Your attic vents clogged? They could be costing you money!

Dirty/Clogged Soffit Vent Have you EVER cleaned your soffit vents? 95% of homes have clogged, blocked or painted over soffit vents. Or, the holes behind the vents are so small almost no air is coming into the attic. I’ve even seen … Continue reading

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Tankless Water Heaters – Up to 40% Energy savings and other benefits

Learn the benefits of tankless water heaters.  The biggest energy savings are if you have an electric water heater.  If you have a gas tank model, the energy savings aren’t as significant but there are also water savings involved due … Continue reading

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