"These are TED talks titled "The Psychology of Energy Savings". The answer isn't what you'd think and results these guys are getting are pretty impressive. We'll worth a few minutes of your time to watch the videos (great…"
"In this recent video I interview Neal Walsh of Aeroseal covering how the product works, what the installation process is like, what the homeowner can expect to save, why it's safe and how much it typically costs: Duct Sealing with AeroSeal I…"
"Tom, I've been wanting to add a passive solar section to my educational energy site, Johnny on Energy, and I'm looking for opportunities to film videos of homes or additions that are complete or under construction. I also have a…"
Does your company or organization have a Facebook Page?This group is for pros who have facebook pages. Post the link to your facebook page in the comments so that folks can like you on facebook.See More
"What a wonderful set of data. Is it safe to assume that thermostat settings were constant across this period or did the homeowners make an effort to reduce their consumption by raising (or lowering) the homes temperature? Since Jan. is…"
"With access like that, I'd try pushing into gaps appropriate lengths of wooden dowel of various diameters, to function like shims. Clean and reversible. If it doesn't work, pull them out and try another's suggestion."
"Gosh, that's a lot of wires. If there weren't quite so many, I'd suggest making a foam gasket so that each wire passed through its own hole.
How about if you attached a zip tie to the bundle of wires on one side of the…"
This is an entry point for cable TV coax, phone lines and a couple of grounds. They exit the basement of this home through a hole drilled in the foundation.The air infiltration at this opening is significant. There is effectively a open path to the outside between every cable. If you flex the cables a bit you can see…See More
My goal is to provide you the information you need to make an informed decision and to provide you guidance in lowering your overall energy consumption which is good for the planet and for your wallet. I hope you’ll find me to be a combination technology reporter, consumer advocate and teacher and I will be bringing in the experts for video interviews, plant tours and installs in action.
A presentation by Greg Labbé in April 2014 on retrofitting vintage home for energy efficiency. He talked about basic building science, brick houses, movement of heat energy and moisture in and out of the house, air barrier and water barrier, house…