Sunday, 13 November 2011

Energy Saving Myths

Myth #1: Closing the Vent Saves Energy

Though it seems that closing vents in unused rooms would save energy, the energy consumed by the system is at the unit itself, and restricting conditioned air at a vent termination redirects it to other locations in the house or through leaks in your duct system. Closing vents also puts backpressure on the fan that pushes the air through the system, causing it to work harder, use more energy, and wear out faster.

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

How To Save Heating Costs - Practical Tips

Saving energy is easy to do but it requires one to take action.

Here are a series of no or low cost heating tips you can implement to save yourself money and reduce CO2 emissions. As yo can see, it is not very difficult to get a much more energy efficient home heating situation!

Consider implementing some of the following no or low cost heat energy saving strategies: