Prior to any real consideration of adopting alternative energy sources like wind or solar, it is paramount to consider a homes energy inefficiencies.  Cost savings are negated, almost immediately, when you attempt to power a home through revolutionary methods and antiquated building materials / practices.

The two subject matters have to be in congruence for the conversation of 'renewable', 'green' (whatever that really means) and 'sustainable' to carry any relative meaning.

A home energy audit, done by a knowledgeable steward, is invaluable, regardless of how you choose to proceed.

Just some thought on my new blog post...

Views: 38

Comment

You need to be a member of Home Energy Pros to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Twitter

Latest Activity

Ed Minch replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Airsealing an old basement ceiling
"Luis Think of it as a part of the house that is not being used, but part of the house none the…"
3 hours ago
Luis Hernandez replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Searching for a multifamily study book in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"Hey Craig!  Well, let's get serious and keep asking all our friends in the Home…"
4 hours ago
Luis Hernandez replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Airsealing an old basement ceiling
"Hey there Ed,      I appreciate you comments... this is an interesting case because…"
4 hours ago
tedkidd replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Airsealing an old basement ceiling
"bit.ly/ESHPhabitat1 our habitat project -mostly dirt floor..."
5 hours ago
Bryan Gabriel replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Airsealing an old basement ceiling
"Luis, thanks for being open to sharing your experiences and photos of your project. What is the…"
6 hours ago
Craig McManus replied to Craig McManus's discussion Inventions that save energy, licensing to a US manufacturer?
"Yes happily."
7 hours ago
Michael D'Arcy replied to Michael D'Arcy's discussion Small video we created to promote Home Performance
"Thank you so much. Feel free to share that and anything you may find that we do with your network…"
9 hours ago
Ed Minch replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Airsealing an old basement ceiling
"I agree that conditioning the basement is by far the best option.  If you are going to…"
9 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service