Archive for October, 2015

Change Your Habits.

Change Your Habits.

October 28, 2015 at 3:04 pm

Consume less energy. Save on energy bills. It’s been said that it takes 30 days to change a habit, so get started today. This is how our forebears did it, so can we!   EASY COMMON SENSE ENERGY SAVERS: • Turn On Fans and Open Windows Using fans and windows […]

 
Energy Use Reality Check.

Energy Use Reality Check.

October 28, 2015 at 1:15 pm

This U.S. Energy Information Administration pie chart shows where we use the most energy in our homes. As you can see, heating accounts for the largest bite out of the utility bill. How energy efficient is your HVAC and your home’s “building envelope”? Think of the high performance building envelope […]

 
Weatherize for Winter.

Weatherize for Winter.

October 28, 2015 at 12:59 pm

A home energy audit (also referred to as an energy assessment) is the first step to saving energy and money. Energy.gov’s Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks it down, explaining what we look for to determine trouble spots. From air sealing to improving ventilation to adding insulation, science-based home weatherization helps […]