Posts Tagged ‘ventilation’
Homeowners often seek ways to reduce heating and cooling costs. They may try a variety of methods, including closing vents in seldom-used areas of their home. However, this practice may not have the intended result.
As temperatures fluctuate we alter our behavior – wearing lighter or heavier clothes, eating different foods and taking part in seasonal activities. We also behave differently when we are asleep. So if we acknowledge the need to make adjustments depending on these factors, wouldn’t it make sense to also take this approach to our A/C systems, […]
An attic can get very hot in the summer, reaching temperatures of 100 to 150 degrees. When it gets this warm, heat radiates into your living space, forcing your air conditioner to work harder.
If you want to cut back on the energy usage in your Colorado home, one of the most important things you can do is to make sure it’s properly sealed and insulated. It’s also important to ensure that you have whole-house ventilation.
Carbon monoxide is one of the most insidious dangers for a homeowner and his or her family.
An overheated attic can have a significant effect on the temperature in the rest of your home. Summer heat can cause the temperature in your attic to run as high as 150 degrees. When the attic gets that hot, the heat can radiate into your living spaces.
Now that you’re running your air conditioner regularly, you’re probably seeing a rise in your electric bills. You can’t do without cooling, but you can take five easy steps to weatherize your home for the summer and reduce your energy expenses.