This week we have a brand new Large Two-Story Colonial home being delivered, the set for this home will be next week. Are you interested in seeing more pictures?
I have heard people argue about this one – “Should I turn the temperature down when we aren’t home?” I’ve heard, and so have you, people passionately argue this one for years.
But first, the earlier question about saving money by switching to Energy Star appliances; how much can you save?????
Today let’s take a look at The Energy Star rating or certification; does it really mean much to you?
But first……….., yesterday we looked at Phantom Loads and what they are. The correct answer was:
The last question in our energy quiz –
Of all fifty states, which ONE STATE consumers THE MOST amount of electricity per household each year?
Correct answer: Louisiana with roughly 15,270 kilowatt hours per household and Hawaii had the lowest with an average of 6,176. These figures are for an entire year.
Ok, so the title for today’s blog is a little corny but, today is the day for our fourth Energy Quiz question.
Yesterday we introduced our Energy Quiz from The Department of Energy in Washington.
The first question was?
As spring approaches and time nears for the BBQ grill, lawn mower, extra gas for the mower, the spare propane bottle for the grill, all of them are out in the garage.
Go back and read through the short list of scary things that are in your garage. Oh wait, there is the plant fertilizer, lawn food, garbage can, and other assorted foul and unwholesome stuff; it is an assortment of everything that we do not want in the house.
I am going to try my best to explain a rather confusing and odd set of circumstances surrounding Mortgage Interest Rates.
Try to follow this very unconventional logic as to what is happening:
For several days now we’ve been talking about Houses that DO NOT breath, introducing fresh air in a very tight home, and the growth of mold and mildew. Along with all that we’ve clearly mentioned that the HRV can take care of the problems:
- Poor air quality
- Mold growth
- Respiratory problems
But HOW does all that happen? Read carefully…………
When you own a home, it is important that you understand the building’s number one enemy is water. Think of all the things we do to control water: