Teaching an Old House New Tricks – 1895 Home Retrofit

Energy Retrofit

Before the audit:

This two-story, 2,200–square-foot house on a raised foundation had a mixture of new and original features: wood siding; wood single- and double-paned windows; lathe and plaster walls as well as drywall; knob and tube wiring in the attic; package heater and A/C units on the first and second floors; and floor supply ducts/vents downstairs with ceiling supply ducts/vents upstairs. The homeowners complained that their kitchen had no supply duct and was hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It was hard to heat and cool the upstairs areas, and that the upstairs bathroom and dressing room had no supply ducts.

Learn what the Energy Audit revealed and how they made this Old House more efficient:

http://www.claremontenergy.org/case-studies/2011/07/26/no-cutting-corners

Happy Savings,

JouleFool

 

This entry was posted in Energy Audits and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s