Home Energy Efficiency

Green Mobile Homes – A legitimate investment akin to a savings account

News promoting investment in a mobile home as a legitimate energy and money saving strategy is the focus of my blog post today.  With no further ado, I recommend reading these great articles on the topic.   Study: Energy-Efficient Manufactured Homes Generate Economic Stability According to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), green …

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Deciphering the HERS Index: Or Trying To

We’ve been having a very interesting discussion on residential energy indexes like the HERS Index, Energy Score, and others. Some of the participants are advocating for a more direct and transparent number to present to homeowners that represents the energy efficiency of their homes. I offered the following ideas as information about how we refer to energy benchmarking …

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Saving Electricity and Improving Comfort in Hot Weather

 Saving Electricity and Staying Cool in Hot Weather Summer is just around the corner and for many that means air conditioning. Unfortunately it can also mean higher electric bills. But you can do something about it. Saving electricity for air conditioning is easy if you know how. Try these low-cost or no-cost solutions for high …

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