Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #354 – Heating – Solar Window Inserts

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 354,  Similar in concept to solar air collectors which  are placed on south facing walls and / or rooftops, these can be installed against an existing window to generate sun heated air for the room. As they are much smaller than typical solar air collectors, they cost … [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...]

Solar Air Heating – Part 2 – Usage Considerations

South Wall Shade 10_10

Yesterday in Part 1, we reviewed generically what solar air heating (also known as a solar space heating unit or solar heat collector) is all about. Today we would like to write about usage considerations. Now, the type of solar air heating device we have purchased does have its limitations.  This type of heating device will not generate any heat: at night (how can it as the sun is not out at night :-) ) on cloudy days (clouds limit the amount of sun light) in shade (one needs a … [Read more...]

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