Recycling, Energy Saving and Conservation for Heating, Ventilation and Cooling

Whether you are rich or poor, young or old, taking care of our homes today includes monitoring energy use.  Whether it is the jolt you get when you get your electric bill, or the sinking feeling when the fuel oil truck arrives for the third time this month, any home can benefit from sensible conservation measures.

Conservation is more than just "cutting back" and suffering!  Just as a well-tuned car both saves fuel and runs better, your home's heating and cooling systems, including hot water, work better when they conserve.

Of course, the most important muscle in our quest for energy savings is... between the ears!  Learn as much as possible before committing to action and you'll not only save energy but also save money!

Insulation - Types and uses around the home

Thicken your exterior walls to save energy

Energy independence is a philosophy

Overlooked sources of heat loss in a home

Conserve energy for a better quality of life

Energy use of appliances

Build Your Own Solar Panel

Heating Systems... various articles

Water Heaters, various articles

Should you invest in solar water heating?

Sensible Alternatives to Incandescent Bulbs

Collect your own rainwater

Residential Solar Technology Made Simple!

Solar energy... why isn't it more mainstream?

Geothermal heating and cooling

Solar heating, the basics

Solar heating retrofits

Storm doors and windows

Home energy audits

Sneaky re-uses of old or broken toys