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Cost-Effectiveness of Home Energy Retrofits

Are Energy Saving Retrofits Cost-Effective?

by Don Ames

weatherization program

Government and Utility based programs that offer weatherization and other energy saving…

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Added by Don Ames on October 10, 2011 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

How North Dakota Learned to Weatherize Manufactured Homes

How Oil Pointed the Way to Home Energy Savings

 

Don Ames

 

When the oil fields began to be developed in places like North Dakota, manpower was an immediate need. Manpower was needed in remote places where the oil was hiding and having enough ready housing was a problem. The cheapest and quickest solution was manufactured housing. Pull it in, set it up, and your done.

Manufactured home communities began to sprout up over…

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Added by Don Ames on March 25, 2011 at 3:21pm — No Comments

How Does Your Dishwasher Measure Up?

How to Shop for a New Dishwasher



Don Ames ,  March 20, 2011



The dishwasher is one of the major appliances in a home. When a new dishwasher is needed it pays to know how to shop for a new one. There is a little more to it now that the Energy Star efficient program got involved. Things like…

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Added by Don Ames on March 20, 2011 at 8:54am — 1 Comment

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