Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is conducting a research study on new homes in California. We invite you to participate in this survey if you live in a:
The survey asks questions about your home, appliances,…Continue
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Your garage can be one of the biggest energy drains in your home. Even though you may only spend a few minutes a day there, the amount of energy consumed at certain times of the day can be much higher than other rooms inside your home. Car ports use much less energy than a conventional garage for several reasons, some of which may surprise…Continue
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A capacitor is a part that stores an electrical charge, somewhat like a…Continue
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When I received an email from Larry Zarker of BPI, informing me that I had been inducted into the BPI Building Performance Hall of Fame, I thought it must be a big mistake. Then I looked at the list of previous inductees and was sure it was a mistake! I haven’t even done a blower door test all by myself. I don’t do home performance work, I just write about it and help…Continue
A duct cleaning in kanata is one of the best ways to improve your indoor air quality. When your furnace pushes heat through your ducts, many contaminants, including: dirt, hair, fur, dander, and mold spores are pushed into your ducts and then into your air.
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Unfortunately, while there is nothing that can be done to keep the warm summer temperatures at bay, there are several tips and tricks to consider in order to keep your electric costs low. Keep these approaches in mind and you may find your energy costs go down,…Continue
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Home energy savings are very important when you have a new year’s resolution which is saving your money because you do not have to look far to spend less. Meanwhile, the parties, travel and presents of the holiday season can spend you a lot of money. You have to consider that, after your mortgage, the biggest expense of homeowner is utilities. You can save your money by making small enhancements to your home and of course you will be helped to conserve home energy and beyond. These are the…Continue
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As a modern homebuyer, you have more opportunities than ever to lower your carbon footprint and to get a home that is energy-efficient and less expensive to run. Today's homebuilders have numerous tools at their disposal for creating sustainable, green homes without adding significantly to the cost. "Look for a homebuilder that prominently displays the homes’ energy-saving features so that you can be sure they are committed to building in such a way," warns Darren Patton of…Continue
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There is not much we can do about the air pollution outside of a house in Ottawa, Canada, but we can do something about the air pollution in your home, emanating from your furnace and air conditioning systems. It does not matter if you live in Montreal, Gatineau Canada, Mississauga or the GTA, OttawaFurnaceFilters.ca has you covered to help you breathe clean air, wild paying less at wholesale prices.
If you are looking for…Continue
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Why should I have my ducts cleaned in Carleton place?
Have you ever thought that your indoor air might be dirtier than the outdoor air? Your disposable filter can only remove a small portion of the…
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There is equipment out there that some companies use, which is ineffective at efficiently cleaning ducts; as the consumer it is important that you understand that there are some companies out there that do not use equipment that properly cleans your ducts.
The National Air Duct Cleaners Association states the following:
“The most effective way to clean…
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J&M Services provides all aspects of Gas Plumbing and Ventilation. We specialize in Homeowner projects and take pride in our work. We enjoy our job and look forward to finding the most cost effective and cleanest installs possible for our customers. By specializing in Gas Pipe Installation in Portland and Ventilation, we have a high level of knowledge and expertise in our trade. We also gain significant purchasing power…Continue
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A great transcript from a recent NPR "Morning Edition" broadcast about a recent California survey on water conservation efforts. The results are exactly what we find with energy conservation... When homeowners were asked what actions will save water, most said "taking shorter showers" (turning down the heat), or "keeping water off while brushing" (wearing a sweater) which of course is a complete mismatch of real saving efforts, like installing low-flow toilets (installing insulation).- which…Continue
I have had the pleasure of talking to a lot of wonderful people about the challenges of the BPI QCI Certific ation, and I am getting some unique insight. I started out working on my book – Residential QCI Handbook on a quest to help candidates who are preparing to take the exam. …Continue
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There is an enormous contribution of the BIM services on the structural steel services. Most importantly the BIM services promote the overall productivity, integrity and the visualization of the projects. Today BIM services have become an integral part of the structural design companies providing the necessary software solutions for the business executions.
One can well understand the wide range of contributions of the BIM services on the structural design services. The BIM service is…Continue
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Whether you've decided to live "off the grid" or simply work eco-friendly energy into your current lifestyle, using solar energy is an ideal way to accomplish the goal. Using photovoltaic technology, the heat and light from the sun are converted into electrical energy that you can use to power your home.
Solar panels are made up of solar cells that contain both a…