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Did you know that bath fixtures made before 1992 can waste up to 3 gallons of water each minute you spend in the shower? The shower and the toilet are the two areas in the bathroom where you can keep your money from going down the drain! Take an empty gallon pale and turn your shower on full blas...
12/06/2008
The following communication and information is taken directly from our reporting methods...  HVAC Systems and Components Refrigerant Lines: At the low pressure and high pressure lines ...A qualified licensed air conditioning contractor is suggested to evaluate leaking air as the copper lines ente...
12/03/2008
Remember when you were a kid and your mom always yelled, "Are you still in the shower? You're wasting water."? Well not only were sending gallons down the drain but spending hard earned cash heating more water. Ready-Set-Go ... Get a Timer: Use a shower timer and try to keep your shower limited t...
11/30/2008
What factors will you consider in selecting, locating, and installing windows in your new home? When selecting windows you should choose those with low potential for condensation. For best results in Mississippi, windows must have a U value less than or equal to 0.50 and a solar heat gain factor ...
11/30/2008
Mark your calendar for February 17, 2009. The Jackson Association of Home Builders is offering a Certified Green Professional - CGP course for home builders. The designation requires 24 hours of NAHB-approved training, and additional continuing education every two years. Subjects covered in train...
11/28/2008
The National Park Service (NPS) has joined with the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to establish an innovative partnership called Energy SmartPARKS. This partnership will showcase sustainable energy practices in national parks and inspire a green ene...
11/26/2008
When you consider the soot buildup, the dusty or poorly lubricated fans, the flickering pilot lights, and those loose fan belts, they can add hundreds to your heating costs each year. I recommend getting your furnace tuned up regularly. The maintenance can do wonders for both your wallet, not to ...
11/25/2008
Sure, it's romantic, but when comes right down to it, your fireplace is an energy hog. As one of the most energy inefficient features of your home it eats about 24,000 cubic feet of nice furnace warmed air each hour and spits it out the top of the chimney (Department of Energy).  And as a bonus t...
11/24/2008
  If you are considering buying an older home or you currently live in one it only takes a few minutes to seal those drafty cracks and save on your energy bills. Hidden air leaks cause some of the largest heat losses in older homes. Common air leakage sites include: Plumbing penetrations through ...
11/23/2008
There are more important reasons to living in a energy efficient environment than saving money. Unfortunately, we’re mostly motivated by the dollar. So, as green building educators, when we talk about going green it would be smart to focus on showing how building smart can help you save through h...
11/20/2008
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