Monthly Archives: August 2012

Learn about CFL Bulbs

How do CFLs work? CFLs produce light differently than incandescent bulbs. In an incandescent, electric current runs through a wire filament and heats the filament until it starts to glow. In a CFL, an electric current is driven through a tube … Continue reading

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CFL/LED Bulb’s Color Temperature sets the “Mood”

ENERGY STAR qualified bulbs are available in a wide variety of shades of white light, ranging from yellowish to white to bluish white light, which allows you to customize the mood of your space. Many ENERGY STAR qualified bulbs come … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Caulk for the Job

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Basics of Residential Geothermal Heat Pumps

Wherever you live, the temperature beneath your home remains constant regardless of the season. ClimateMaster® Geothermal Heat Pump Systems harness the stable underground temperature to provide heating, cooling, and hot water at remarkably high efficiencies. So high, in fact, that … Continue reading

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Save Energy with a Whole House Attic Fan!

WHOLE HOUSE FANS COOL & SAVE ENERGY Quiet Cool Fans Can Cut Your AC Cost 50%-90% Our whole house fans draw cooler outside air in through your open windows which lowers the room temperature by as much as 10 to … Continue reading

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Understanding Building Pressure and Air Boundary – Why you need to Seal your Home!

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What is the HERS Index and where do you score?

Developed by RESNET, the Home Energy Rating System Index (HERS) is the industry standard by which a home’s energy efficiency is measured and the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home’s energy performance. How it works A home … Continue reading

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