In the building world, there are standards for minimum R values when erecting structures. Simply said, the R value of a product is its ability – or lack thereof – to transfer hot or cold through a product. It could also be that R Values
are thermal resistances of materials.... Continue reading What is “R” Value and How Does it Affect Your Energy Efficiency?
Life is changing fast in the 21st century. We are seeing a rising awareness that heating our homes and otherwise providing power to them using oil and gas just isn't sustainable. We're reaching the point where the search for clean energy options isn't just a concern for the few. It's a concern for everyone.
But, where to begin? Here are a few examples of developing trends for energy efficiency and clean energy that we expect to go mainstream as our century rolls forward. ...read full post →
Modern building materials have come a long way over the last few decades, and with ever-rising fuel costs, energy efficiency has become more important than ever. It is suggested that windows and doors account for up to 25% of your homes heat loss; which means making them as energy efficient as possible will both save you money and reduce your carbon footprint. ...read full post →
Winter is quickly arriving and you are finding yourself turning up the heat. Your home should be running smoothly and warmly. But this shouldn’t meant that your heating bill is also rising through the roof.
If you find yourself scratching your head in frustration at an unexpectedly high heating bill, don’t resign and simply keep paying those inflated bills. There are tricks to slim your heating bill, and we don’t just mean quitting the use of your heat. ...read full post →
Winter is quickly approaching—and so are those rising heating bills. While it's nearly impossible to quit central heat (especially in frigidly cold states), you may be interested to know that you can take action and reduce your heating bill by as much as 30% this winter.
How? Read on to find out. ...read full post →