Robert (Bob) Bacon
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Window Improvement Masters
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Achieving building comfort naturally with the proper operation of windows. Improving rather than replacing existing windows.
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Window Improvement vs. Window Replacement

Posted on June 22, 2013 at 2:25pm 2 Comments

Most energy audit reports place windows very low on their list of energy improvement priorities. This isn't surprising because of the relatively high cost of replacement windows coupled with what are commonly marginal improvements in their thermal performance. Since audit reports generally prioritize energy efficiency improvement opportunities according to their cost vs. thermal benefit  (fuel savings) ratio, the energy…

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At 4:00pm on May 29, 2013, tedkidd said…

Nice writing Bob!  The problem of external costs is little understood, and your explanation does a nice job of making it plain.  

At 10:57am on January 27, 2013, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Bob,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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