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Living in New Hampshire has prepared us to bundle up when we go outside in the winter. Layers, layers and more layers. We should be able to get rid of those layers when we get home, so why is it that there always seems to be a chill in the air in some homes? Drafts, […]
The leaves are changing and the air is starting to get cooler. It’s time to start thinking about turning on the heat. When the temperature drops, you’ll want to have your heating system ready to go. Preparing now
can save you money and the stress of scrambling before the first frost.
For a limited-time only, NHSaves is offering New Hampshire residents an exclusive online deal to make the switch to LED light bulbs today! From February 1st – February 28th, 2018, residential electric customers of Eversource, Liberty Utilities, NH Electric Co-Op, and Unitil will have the opportunity to order a 5-bulb package of ENERGY STAR certified […]
If you are looking for ways to improve the energy efficiency of your home, air sealing is an affordable investment that will reduce energy costs, while improving the comfort and durability of your home. To begin, locate the areas where air leakage is occurring; often it is where two different materials meet, such as brick […]
The spray foam is made on-site by mixing two chemicals—isocyanate and a polylol blend. When these two chemicals react, a blowing agent expands the mix as it’s sprayed, forming a foam. Most SPF is closed cell, which acts as an air and vapor barrier—a major advantage in southern climates. However, humidity control and proper ventilation are critical to a successful and safe application.
Space conditioning is the largest source of energy use in most homes, and air leaks can waste a significant amount of your energy dollars. You can save up to 10 percent on heating and cooling costs and make your home more comfortable year-round by sealing air leaks. Six low-cost energy-saving measures follow: Windows. Windows are […]
Adding insulation to the attic is one of the most cost-effective, energy-saving measures a homeowner can make. In addition to reducing heat loss in the winter and heat gain in the summer, attic floor insulation improves comfort by providing even temperature distribution throughout the house. To optimize energy savings and maximize comfort, insulation must be installed properly. […]
Key Points Investing in energy efficiency increases asset value and makes available space more attractive. A phased approach to efficiency upgrades can help with financing and reduce tenant inconvenience. Optimizing energy savings requires a collaborative effort between property managers and tenants. Maximizing profits is often a primary goal of building owners and managers, so investing […]
Key Points Hybrid-ductless heat pumps are a cost-effective option for heating and cooling. Average savings for seven houses in Tacoma, WA was 2,636 kWh per year. Proper installation and operation is critical for optimum performance. Homeowners want a comfortable house no matter the outside temperature and they also want such comfort at an affordable cost. […]