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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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What is the SMART GRID?

The benefits associated with the Smart Grid include: More efficient transmission of electricity Quicker restoration of electricity after power disturbances Reduced operations and management costs for utilities, and ultimately lower power costs for consumers Reduced peak demand, which will also … Continue reading

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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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Finding the Right Caulk for the Job

Finding the Right Caulk for the Job http://ow.ly/diZXm Happy Savings, JouleFool

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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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