What is an "orphaned" water heater and what can be done?Tags: Untagged
Energy Wise Homes Blog
Flood Alert- Replace, Don't Repair!
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those who have been directly affected by the recent floods in Colorado. As the water begins to recede and we start to rebuild our communities, we wanted to pass along some important safety information to you. Your safety is our number one concern!
Following a flood, The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) advises homeowners to take important safety precautions with regard to their home’s heating and cooling systems. A house or basement that has been exposed to standing water can damage your home’s water heater, furnace, boiler, air-conditioning, ventilation, and heat pump system — putting your family at risk.
Breathing Clean Air Is A Good Thing!
Yay! Someone is joining us on the band wagon promoting homes with good indoor air quality! See Energy Vanguard's article, "Are Spray Foam Contractors Putting Themselves at Risk?"Tags: indoor air quality, chameleon, ventilation system, ventilation, HRV, insulation, IAQ, envelope, energy efficiency, energy, healthy air, clean air, energy wise homes, home performance, spray foam
Earth Day celebrates its 43rd anniversary. Many people around the world take part in celebrating: beach clean ups, recycling, planting trees, community events and raising awareness (to name a few). But where did it all begin? We've put together some fun facts and a little quiz to test your knowledge. What are you and your family doing to celebrate?Tags: Untagged
Have you tested your Carbon Monoxide and smoke Detectors lately? when was the last time you changed your batteries in these items? what is the most recent service date on your in home appliances?
It is crucial to make sure that they are working properly, especially as we head into the cold winter months. Let us explain why...
Tags: Smoke Detectors, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Poisoning, Carbon Monoxide, CO
The better question may be why CAZ Testing and what is it? CAZ- Combustion Appliance Zone. A Combustion Appliance Zone is defined as any area that has a combustion appliance such as heating equipment, fireplace, gas oven, gas dryer, etc.Tags: Newton's Law of Motion, crawl space, CAZ testing, energy wise homes, chameleon, Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Combustion Air Appliance, Air Sealing, Sealed Combustion Appliance, Combustion Air
Our first post in the Chameleon's Corner!Tags: Untagged