Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #353 – Heating – Sufficient Attic Insulation

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 353, Attic Insulation. It is simple really. Hot air rises. So, make sure you have more than sufficient insulation in your attic to keep the heated air inside your home and not let it go up through your attic and out through the openings in your roof. In Canada, with the … [Read more...]

ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes Completion Rate

As you may recall, participation in the ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program requires two energy efficiency assessments, more commonly known as energy audits. The first energy audit acts as a baseline to determine, among other things, the specific energy conservation investment related grants for which the household is eligible under the ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program. The second energy audit confirms the energy conservation investments undertaken by the household since the first energy … [Read more...]

ecoENERGY Retrofit – Homes – 3 Year Anniversary

March 31, 2010 marked the 3rd year anniversary of the Federal ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program in Canada. The intent of the program is to provide financial incentives to Canadian households to undertake prescribed energy conservation investments in their homes such as replacing inefficient major 'appliances' such as central furnace or air conditioner with a high efficiency model, improve the attic or wall insulation, reduce air leaks through various means including replacing windows and doors … [Read more...]

Additional Home Heating Bill Savings & Conservation Tips – 3

Flowthrough Humidifier

Editor's Note: To view the 500+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home we have collected, simply access our free home Energy Saving and Water Saving Guide, 2nd Edition We continue with our review of the many energy conservation tips we have received for households to reduce the consumption of natural gas, home heating oil, electricity and other energy sources consumed in the generation of heat for homes in the winter. Yesterday, we continued our review of the money … [Read more...]

ecoENERGY Retrofit – Progress After 30 Months? – 3

Yesterday we wrote about the progress made by Canadian households participating in the ecoENERGY Retrofit program in the number of E & F, or second / follow-up energy audits as well as the average value of the grant payments per household, yet there was a decrease in the marginal savings per house. We continue our review using the data provided by Media Relations Assistant | Adjointe aux relations médias  of | de Natural Resources Canada | Ressources naturelles Canada, with our sincere … [Read more...]

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