energy bills: The Ceiling Fan Tip That Will Reduce Your Energy Bill - 06/02/08 01:38 PM
Temperatures are rising as we head into May, but your energy bill doesn't have to. This classic video from The Weather Channel reminds us that ceiling fans can help to reduce energy bills all year long. The key is to use them properly. When the heating system is on, fan blades should rotate clockwise When the air conditioning is on, fan blades should rotate counter-clockwise By changing the ceiling fan's blade rotation, homeowners can push heat back into circulation to warm a room, or create a downward draft to make a room feel cooler. With energy costs at record levels and … (1 comments)

energy bills: Your Windows Leak Air And Your Chimney Leaks Money - 05/05/08 10:54 AM
According to ENERGY STAR, properly sealing and insulation a home can save up to 10% on heating and cooling costs.
The government-group Web site focuses on major sources of home air leaks such as basements, attics and near chimneys. These three categories represent close to 80% of a home's energy loss. It pays little attention to more obvious air leaks near doors and windows because -- while easy to identify -- these energy loss sources are not nearly as costly to homeowners. Using the Do-It-Yourself Repair Book, a handy homeowner can self-install ENERGY STAR's efficiency recommendations, step-by-step. Or, he can opt … (0 comments)

 
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