Here are all thirteen questions and the right answers:
Yesterday’s question was about turning the thermostat down, how much can you save?
If you turn your thermostat down for about 8 hours each day while you are away you will typically see a TEN-PERCENT 10% reduction in your heating and cooling costs. Remember the typical annual heating/air-conditioning bill is $2,200 or by turning down your thermostat you can see a savings of about $220. That’s a good idea!
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Yesterday we introduced our Energy Quiz from The Department of Energy in Washington.
The first question was?
Vermont Modular is constantly talking about Energy Efficiency, Heat Loss, Cold Air Penetration along with a host of assorted other topics but somehow most of them revolve around Energy Usage.
For the next couple days let’s consider how much we actually know about Energy Usage.
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:
Yesterday we introduced you to the Heat Recovery Ventilator or HRV. We can’t emphasize enough the vital role the HRV plays in the well-being and good health of your family. Homes today are increasingly built better! A new home in 2017 is a superior building that what you would typically have had in 2007, only ten years ago. Energy efficiency has become so important that builders are constantly upgrading and improving the efficiency of their homes. Further, state building codes, especially here in Vermont are rapidly expanding
The other day we concluded that people breath but, homes do not breath. A breathing home is one that is constantly losing heat that is replaced with Cold Air Penetration.
A super insulated home that is truly Energy Efficient home reduces Heat Loss to a minimum, this saves on energy costs and reduces your Carbon Foot Print. This is the correct thing to do!
Most of the people that read our blog are folks looking to either build or improve their home. And, one of the more problematic aspects of deciding who to work with is knowing their qualifications.
For example; my niece is building a home far away from us but none the less she calls all the time asking question about how to??? Or, what to??? Or, should I??? and so on.
We’d like to offer a couple tips on what to listen for when you are talking with a prospective builder:
For a while now we’ve mentioned that we have a house being built in the plant; that home is now finished and ready for delivery to a really nice spot in The North Country of New York State. Yes, Vermont Modular goes all over.
A while ago it seemed as though grandma would always be doing the laundry in the basement. Down there was the washing machine and as all know families can generate a mountain of dirty clothes. By the way, how is it that infants and toddlers can get so many clothes where they need to be washed? They are so small yet generate so much. But, regardless the laundry was almost always in the basement. And there was seldom ever a dryer; that is a fairly recent invention.