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The Salford House Puts Energy Efficiency to the Test

The Salford House Puts Energy Efficiency to the Test

We’ve built an entire house in a lab to dispel common energy efficiency myths  EconoTimes, March 19, 2016. Image credit: University of Salford Press Office A common piece of advice is to turn your thermostat to 21°C to ensure an energy efficient and comfortable home. However, work by my colleagues and I found older thermostats can

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Energy Saving Tips for a Warmer Home This Winter

Tips to make your home more cozy, energy efficient against winter’s chill Alabama News Center, December 2, 2015. Image credit: Paul Nicholson A crackling fire in the fireplace is warm and welcoming, but fireplaces can allow a lot of heated air to escape up the chimney. A fireplace designed to provide heat eliminates the problem through

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