I got called to a house last week and the Homeowner was concerned they were using way to much energy and they couldn’t heat and cool the rooms properly. Their solution was to close of the register vents in the rooms that weren’t used or the...Read more
If you are buying a home around Austin Texas, then you want an Energy Audit. If the seller was required by the City of Austin to do an ECAD Audit, then you should require a full detailed report from the seller.
This week we had a job sucking out the old insulation of a client’s home. They had recently got rid of a squirrel family living in the attic so this insulation was full, I mean full of feces. Him and his family had been breathing in this...Read more
Using a blower door--a device that sucks the air out of your house to simulate an especially windy day--is the best way to identify where your house leaks. For many of us, a thousand little pin pricks may add up to a hole in your house the size...Read more
Ever wonder where our country's energy comes from and goes to? This fascinating map from the Lawrence Livermore Labratory shows in simple graphic terms where we generate energy and how much of it goes to various sectors. One of the...Read more