Posts tagged: cooling

Green Cooling Your Home

By Dave Allan During these hot summer months keeping cool becomes priority one. But let’s not mortgage our future to keep cool now. Some green cooling tips you can utilize; * Install a ceiling fan to circulate the air instead of cranking on the a/c and drawing high amounts of electricity. Remember the brown outs […]

Sunday July 5th, 2009 in , , | No Comments »

Insulation Facts

Boosting attic insulation gives you the most value for your dollar. Shoot for a rating well above the recommended minimum of R-22. Seven inches of fiberglass or rock wool insulation and 6 inches of cellulose insulation are equal to an R-value of 22. While you’re at it, insulate your hot water heater. Precut “blankets” are […]

Saturday July 4th, 2009 in , , , | No Comments »