It’s like putting frosting on a cake; learn how to seal your windows’ air leaks

Still, with the passage of time, you might need extra motivation to unwrap those caulk and weather stripping packages and get to work. If so, consider: The U.S. Department of Energy says, “If you added up all the leaks, holes and gaps in a typical home's envelope (the windows, roof, subfloor, exterior doors and exterior [...]

Is a poorly placed thermostat triggering “ghost” readings in your home?

Is a poorly placed thermostat triggering "ghost" readings in your home? Your home may be “haunted” with ghosts and you may not even know it. But the clues are right in front of you. You're shivering when the thermostat setting indicates you ought to feel warm and you're sweating when the thermostat suggests you ought [...]

Four Benefits of Programmable AC Thermostats

Today's consumer sand appliance manufacturers - including air conditioning system makers - are all about energy and cost efficiency. That's why programmable AC thermostats are all the rage. Properly installed and used, they can save the average American homeowner some $150 annually. Here are a few benefits of programmable thermostats: Comfort: Programmable thermostats can be set to [...]