ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Here’s answers to over 20 of your toughest questions about home ENERGY EFFICIENCY. Just click on the question to go to the answer:

Is the energy efficiency of the furnace part of the SEER rating of a central air conditioning system?

Does an old air conditioner use more electricity as it ages?

How can I make my mobile home more energy efficient? 

• How can I improve the energy efficiency of my older home?

How energy efficient is a mobile home?

Is the energy efficiency of the furnace part of the SEER rating of a central air conditioning system?

How did homes stay cool in Florida before air conditioning? 

How can checking the fireplace damper reduce energy bills year-round? 

How much will I save on my utility bill if I get a new higher SEER air conditioner?  

What does the “SEER” rating of an air conditioner mean? 

Is it cost-effective to replace an older, low-efficiency air conditioner system with a new high-SEER system?

What does the "AFUE" rating of a furnace mean?

Why are pool pumps now required to be variable speed?  

How can I tell if a house has insulation? 

Why is spray foam used for attic insulation?

Should I wrap the water heater with an insulation blanket? 

• Should I put some more insulation in the attic?

• What does the "R-Value" of home insulation mean? 

What causes air leakage energy loss in a house? 

Should I move my air conditioner into the attic? 

How did people stay cool in Key West before air conditioning?

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