Monthly Archives: October 2012

JouleFool’s 1st 10 Days of Solar Power Production

The numbers from JouleFool’s  first ten days of going Solar are in.  We’re on pace to produce   675 Kw-hours this month.   Looking at last years usage of 400Kw-hrs, we’ll be a net producer this month.   SolarCity was a great company to work with in getting … Continue reading

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High Efficiency Furnace Buying Guide

Time to change out your furnace? Look for a high efficiency furnance! How much does it cost to replace an old furnace with a new, high-efficiency model? That depends upon the circumstances. If the new unit can be connected to … Continue reading

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JouleFool Headquarters is now on Solar Power

JouleFool Headquarters is now on Solar Power! We just flipped the inverter switch to ON! http://ow.ly/i/10SVm

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Sherlock Homes – The Air Leak Detective

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 air seal your home. For a thorough and accurate measurement of air … Continue reading

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The Joy of Caulking

Caulk is a flexible material used to seal air leaks through cracks, gaps, or joints less than 1-quarter-inch wide between stationary building components and materials. For components that move — doors and operable windows, for example — weatherstripping is the … Continue reading

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