Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #187 – Cover Basement Vents In Summer

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 187, Cover Basement Vents In Summer. Using the damper inside the duct further ensures that none of the A/C air is wasted going to the basement. Keep the conditioned air above ground where it can be useful. There are also magnetic vent covers which cost about $6 for a … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #171 – Close Vents To Unused Rooms

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 171 , Close Vents in Unused Rooms. This will stop the cooled air from the central air conditioner from cooling a room you don’t use and push it to cool only those rooms that you are currently using. This will help cause the A/C to run less and thus save you money on … [Read more...]

Cheap Home Heating Bill Savings & Conservation Tips – 3

Editor's Note: To view the 500+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home we have collected, simply access our Un-Official Guide To Home Energy & Water Conservation, 2nd Edition Yesterday, in Part 2, we continued to review the many money saving tips on your home's heating bill this winter which will cost you just a little to do. Yes, these are both money savings and energy conservation tips all in one. Today we continue where we left off in our review of the money … [Read more...]

No Cost Home Cooling Tips – 2

Editor's Note: To view the 500+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home we have collected, simply access our Un-Official Guide To Home Energy & Water Conservation, 2nd Edition Yesterday we reviewed the first 12 of our 20+ home cooling energy conservation tips which will cost you absolutely nothing to do. Today we review the remaining 12 of the 20+ no cost ideas to keeping a home cooler in the summer. Number 173, Raise Temperature in Summer While at Work, is … [Read more...]

Wind Turbine Vents

Wind Turbine Vent

The installation of the resessed (also known in certain parts as 'pot') lights in our family room, kitchen, bedrooms and en suite occurred during the mid-summer. We had just installed a black fibreglass shingles on top of the metal forming roof. One can imagine the sweat that the lads working for our primary contractor endured on the sunny days as the air in the attic was not sufficiently moving, causing an extreme heat build-up. In fact, if you were to have been in the closet of our … [Read more...]

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