Tyler Golberg's Blog – October 2012 Archive (1)

Autumn Home Energy Checklist

Fireplace and Chimney

The fireplace is an absolute must for maintenance and inspection. Although fireplaces are not energy efficient for most case, they can be a money saver if you have a wood source. They are also most efficient when a number of people are in the same room as the fireplace.

Buildup from smoke is a recipe for disaster. Over time creosote is layered onto the tile liners of the chimney from smoke. It happens to be a highly flammable byproduct and…

Continue

Added by Tyler Golberg on October 26, 2012 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Blog Topics by Tags

Monthly Archives

2012

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.  Home Energy Pros is sponsored by the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Latest Activity

Joshua Moore replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Let's Play Stump the Chump! in the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"Great thread - when will you post the solution?"
6 minutes ago
Joshua Moore joined Leslie McDowell, BPI's group
Thumbnail

Building Performance Institute (BPI)

BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization…See More
12 minutes ago
scottscontracting replied to scottscontracting's discussion Natural Insulation Poll
"D.Chojnowski, Thanks for the heads up, corrected the links and added that people could comment here…"
18 minutes ago
Diane Chojnowski replied to scottscontracting's discussion Natural Insulation Poll
"The link goes to an error message. Would you please repost the correct link? Thanks!"
29 minutes ago
Profile IconDavid Lopez, John Doe and Ariston C. Hernandez Jr. joined Home Energy Pros
10 hours ago
David Eggleton commented on David Eggleton's group Considering Permaculture &/or Transition
"Are you on Facebook?  Are we friends there?  If not, please send me a request."
14 hours ago
Jan Green replied to Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA's discussion Green Mortgage Appraisal Roundtable
"Thanks for sharing Sandy!  As the AI industry guru in green, it's always wise to read…"
15 hours ago
Kevin Jordan posted photos
15 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service