by Scott Ranck While we enjoy the last weeks of lower humidity and slightly cooler weather, it is time to make certain your cooling system is ready. Often, qualified air conditioning contractors offer an inexpensive service for your equipment. This…
by Scott Ranck In Part 1, I gave you my philosophy of doing energy upgrades which views the home as one component but made up of several systems. Each system impacts the whole and energy upgrades need to be done…
You have one home structure but it has many systems operating within it. You have a heating system, cooling system, duct system, water system, water heating system and the envelope (walls, windows, doors, insulation etc.) Realizing each of these systems impact how the whole works together is a must when doing energy upgrades.
Your grandmother was more “Green” than you!
Since we are nearly done with the first month of the year, most all New Year’s Resolutions have already gone by the way side. I would like to present you with a challenge for the next eleven months of the year: practice energy conservation measures.
The big problem using PITI as your only consideration is you are skipping what could be one of your biggest ongoing expenses…
Many are surprised to hear that we actually have to heat our homes for a couple months during the winter.
Though most energy conservation measures include weather stripping doors and windows, there are often more serious threats of hot, humid outside air coming into our homes. What difference does it make if our homes leak?
Ventilated attics are common in Florida. Generally, at the eaves is some kind of perforated vent, and then up near the ridge of the roof will be other vents to circulate the air in the attic. If some ventilation is good, many people seem to think more is better.
Few people understand how to gain the most comfort and cost savings from their system. I want to help you maximize your comfort and cost by explaining Design, Terms & Use.