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What is the payout for converting from gas heat to electric heat?

...LED, nobody has included the cost of replacing heat generated from incandescent bulbs to the lower heat given off by LED lights. What is good for Australia (get...

Posted by Fred Beaulac Jan. 24, 2020, 10:38 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses

Can you help trouble shoot my Lunos HRV e2 system in my tiny home?

The LED light came on indicating a filter change, though my builder told me that was optional. Do I need a new filter or can I wash and reuse the existing one?...

Posted by L Dingwall May 24, 2018, 11:06 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

Why is there frost on the underside of my roof overhang?

...led "expert" told me that there must be moisture coming from somewhere else to cause the condensation. I'm wondering if placing insulation on top of the led pot...

Posted by George Paul March 23, 2020, 12:10 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?

...led with a plastic vapor barrier, but not drywalled. I am led to believe that, during construction, the builder didn't immediately seal around the basement wi...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 22 Responses

What are your thoughts about incorporating natural ventilation techniques into the heating/cooling/ventilation design of a house?

...led me to understand that if you employ some natural ventilation techniques you may be able to downsize some of the heating/cooling/ventilation equipment and sa...

Posted by dean c Jan. 18, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

Is there anything I can do about a vapor barrier on the wrong side of a basement wall?

...led that off and found that the baseplate (? whatever the studs are resting on) is rotted out down there. The studs seem fine apart from the lower inch or so. A...

Posted by Iain B Feb. 8, 2021, 2:21 p.m. Basements improvements 7 Responses

What would a saltwater home battery bank be for solar applications?

...LED bulbs , or choosing more efficient appliances , etc) before sizing solar panels and batteries, otherwise you are in away oversizing a system for no reason a...

Posted by Jordon Morishita June 25, 2020, 11:17 a.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

Can you dual-wire a house, part AC and part DC?

...LED lighting . Since you’re going to install an inverter anyway, it really boils down to the amount of lights you think you’ll need, what that draw is, and how ...

Posted by Lee Watt March 17, 2019, 12:17 p.m. Solar photovoltaic 1 Responses

What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?

...LED lights for energy savings . LEDs are very affordable now with a lot of options, see our page on LED filament bulbs Efficient appliances – yes, it is worth...

Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 3 Responses