Installing a New Heat Pump

Part 4 of Air-Source Heat Pumps. A heat pump’s performance and energy efficiency not only depend on the selection and planning of the equipment but also on careful installation. Consumers and home builders alike tend to accept the lowest bid for heating and air-conditioning work. This unfortunate choice can often leave a system lacking 10 […]

Your Home’s Energy use

Part 2 of Ways to Save Money on Energy at Home. TheĀ first step to taking a whole-house energy efficiency approach is to find out which parts of your house use the most energy. A home energy audit will show you where these are and suggest the most effective measures for reducing your energy costs. You […]

How do I choose among solar thermal system providers?

Part 9 of Heat Your Water With The Sun. One way to choose a contractor is to check your list of potential companies for the ones nearest you. Ask them what products and services they offer. Here are a few questions you might want to ask potential vendors. Has your company installed solar thermal systems […]