Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #356 – Heating – Sufficient Wall 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 356, Add Sufficient Wall Insulation. During the winter, if you simply place the palm of your hand on an outside wall (with you being inside the house) and if it feels really cold, then you might not have sufficient insulation to keep the heated air inside your home. The … [Read more...]

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...]

Home Energy Conservation Government Grants – ecoENERGY Revisited – 4

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 confused about the first recommendation … [Read more...]

Home Energy Conservation Government Grants – ecoENERGY Revisited – 3

Energy Audit Report Page 1 Recommendation Basement

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. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ So far we have looked at the EnerGuide Rating 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...]

Long Term Home Energy & Water Conservation Tips – 4

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 Savings and Water Savings Guide, 2nd Edition. Today we complete our review of the home energy and water reduction ideas which are more strategic, more long term and which apply to all the different energy and water resources. We have grouped this collection of money saving tips for the home (and even for the office) in a category we call … [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...]

ecoENERGY Retrofit – Progress After 30 Months? – 2

Yesterday we wrote about 4 macro events occurring in the past 6-ish months or so which could impact the participation levels and depth of participation in the ecoENERGY Retrofit program. Today we commence our look at the statistical data over the first 30 months, ending September 30, 2009 for the ecoENERGY Retrofit program. The following statistics were provided to DailyHomeRenoTips.com by Media Relations Assistant | Adjointe aux relations médias  of | de Natural Resources Canada | … [Read more...]

ecoENERGY Retrofit – Progress After 30 Months? – 1

As a home owner in Canada concerned about my own finances and about the environment, I became interested in the Canadian Federal Government's ecoENERGY Residential Retrofit program. In case you are now aware, this program, provides monetary incentives to Canadian home owners to improve the energy efficiency of their homes through specific measures. It is further supported by Provincial governments with (generally) matching grants. We have participated ourselves, going through the initial … [Read more...]

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