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September 21st, 2011 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET Notes - September 2011

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Air Filtration Systems

April 15th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Air Sealing

Air quality has become one of the highest priorities of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Air Sealing Can Reduce Air Quality With the rise energy prices dramatically increasing the cost of home heating and cooling, a focus on air sealing of homes has emerged in order to contain costs. However, with more tightly sealed homes,

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Radiant Heating Saves Energy

April 15th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Heating & Cooling

With more and more emphasis being placed on saving money, being more energy efficient and being healthier, many homeowners are turning to radiant heating as their main heating source. Radiant heating is a dependable heating source that has been around for centuries. In modern times, advancements in radiant heating technology have led to this type

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Electrical Diligence Can Save You Money

April 15th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Electricians

Energy-efficient electrical work keeps your family safe and can save you money. Upgrading electrical wiring and other elements, especially in older homes, can have your house running more energy efficiently. Programmable Thermostats Save Energy Replacing your thermostat with an automatic, programmable thermostat could save you up to $180* a year. This energy-saving electrical upgrade is

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Replacing Doors for Energy Efficiency

April 15th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Doors, Energy Efficiency

Heat loss can happen through leakages around entry doors as well as through glass in patio doors or doors with window elements. Replacing old doors can dramatically reduce heat loss and result in substantial energy savings. Doors generally have a smaller impact on your energy bills than windows, but depending on the condition of your

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Repairing Your Chimney Could Save Your Life

April 15th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Chimney

Even if your chimney has been cleaned and it looks like it is in a good shape, careful inspection by a professional could reveal a variety of issues. Over time, and with freeze-thaw cycles in colder climates, mortar joints between stones or bricks can crack or flake. Serious Health Risks Even a few cracks in

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Architects for Efficient and Green Building

April 15th, 2010 - Posted by RESNET under Architects & Designers

When building or remodeling a home, the single most important piece of the puzzle is the design behind the build. This is especially true when incorporating energy efficient or environmentally friendly energy alternatives. There are many benefits to using an architect who has expertise in energy efficient design: Conservation of energy Environmental protection Utility cost

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