Posts Tagged "“Home energy” “Heat loss” Insulation"

Word of the year: Carbon neutral (!)

The Oxford University Press has chosen "carbon neutral" as its word(s) of the year. To win this honor, carbon neutral had to beat out a long list of worthies, including elbow bump (a maneuver the World Health Organization is advocating as a safe alternative to shaking hands) and fishapod (the sleek new sonic range finder from Apple). Sayeth the fine… read more →

Energy tip #15: Insulate your home

Wool you or won't you? All puns aside, don't be sheepish about insulation. With fall here and winter quickly approaching, some seasonal preparations could help turn your heat-hemorrhaging home into a model of efficiency and conservation. How? By giving your attic and walls a winter coat of fiberglass, mineral wool, recycled cotton, or even vegetable-based foam. Insulation can come in… read more →


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