We Have A Winner

... yet two interesting aspects came out from our $200 Home Depot Gift Card giveaway. If you recall, the past three weeks has seen us host this giveaway where one could enter an unlimited number of times. The only stipulation was that each entry contain a different way to conserve energy or clean water in a typical bathroom in a home (house or apartment). Why? Well, as you may recall our free Home Energy and Water Saving Guide was created from prior giveaways on our site in the same … [Read more...]

Energy Saving Tip Contest

We have written a few times about the PowerCost Monitor, the electricity consumption measuring device which helps us save money by providing real time usage information on the amount of electricity we consume. With this real time information we adjust the amount of electricity we are wasting by leaving lights on in rooms where no one is around, leaving video games and entertainment systems on when no one is playing or watching, etc. Well, Blue Line Innovations is having their own "Energy … [Read more...]

Home Energy Conservation Government Grants – ecoENERGY Revisited – 8

Energy Audit Report Page 2 Wind Power

Editor's Note: Over the holidays we are re-publishing selected articles related to our ecoENERGY energy conservation experiences. Some of the grant amounts may have changed. To access the more than 20 articles we have written on our energy conservation experiences through the ecoENERGY Residential Retrofit program, simply use this link to access our ecoENERGY Energy Conservation page. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Yesterday, we left off reviewing some of the items within the … [Read more...]

Home Energy Conservation Government Grants – ecoENERGY Revisited – 1

Home EnerGuide Rating

Editor's Note: Over the holidays we are re-publishing selected articles related to our ecoENERGY energy conservation experiences. Some of the grant amounts may have changed. To access the more than 20 articles we have written on our energy conservation experiences through the ecoENERGY Residential Retrofit program, simply use this link to access our ecoENERGY Energy Conservation page. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ In Part 1 we reviewed a little of the details of the ecoENERGY … [Read more...]

Fixing Home Air Leaks Around Cold Cellar Door – 1

Cold Cellar Door

The past few weeks has seen us attempt to seal air leaks in our home which were uncovered during the recent home energy audit. This included: Sealing air leaks around the outside of the fireplace Sealing air leaks around the outside of the house Today we take a look at a very common place for air leaks in the basement of homes, specifically around the door between the cold cellar and the rest of the basement. In the past I had thought that having a door sweep at the bottom of the … [Read more...]

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