In the world of residential energy use, there are two primary methods to reduce your utility costs. The first is energy-efficient equipment. Upgrading air conditioning units, water heaters and lighting can save you valuable money.
It is reported that there are nearly 19 million Christmas tree fires annually, some 9 million of them started by faulty Christmas Lights. A slightly frayed electrical wire from those Christmas Lights that have been stored in the attic for the last ten years is all that it takes to start a fire.
We recently had our first taste of slightly cooler air, which is when native Floridians break out their sweaters and start getting excited for the couple months of winter. Let’s talk about something we rarely consider in this vacation state, how to heat our homes.
There are many television shows currently featuring people buying homes in a variety of locations. Many times, it is a second or vacation home. People most often have a very specific budget available for this type of home. I watch as they look through multiple homes in the effort to find the one that will fit their budget and be just right for their family.
Water heating costs are second only to air conditioning costs here in Florida. There are many different ways to heat your water including standard gas and electric tank water heaters. Moving up in the electric water heating world, the heat pump water heater is their best offering. In the gas world, the tankless water heater is the best.
Comfort is a relative thing. If you have ever watched the television show Survivor, comfort may be having a shelter overhead to keep you out of the rain or having a blanket is a luxury.
The abundance of natural gas in the United States has been a game changer for our entire economy. There is no reason why your business should not be the beneficiary as well.
For anyone building new homes, interested in new homes or interested in how efficiency impacts your existing home. Florida is one of the national leaders in what is required in new construction energy efficiency. Here are three things you would benefit by knowing.
The new residential home construction business is slowly coming back to Florida. Many builders are developing new subdivisions and many homeowners are moving into a brand new home. I would like to give the potential homeowner three good reasons…
Being involved in the energy world got me two invitations to look at homes for potential purchase by family members. I was reminded northern and southern energy issues are quite different. I want to highlight three things I noticed.