Residential Energy Savings Potential in Better Walls

This article was originally published on pnnl.gov on Oct. 31, 2019. Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are leading an effort that ultimately could result in residential homes that are tighter and better insulated, blocking cold air and moisture that cause higher energy bills and reduce homeowner comfort. PNNL is joined in the three-year […]

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European Industrial Plants Identify Savings Opportunities

Commission warmly welcomes benefits of industrial insulation Euractiv, May 12, 2016. Image credit: MichaelGaida Energy audits at 180 industrial plants revealed that they were missing out on savings of more than 750,000 MWH/year. The audits found that insulation could bring reductions of 500,000 tonnes of global warming CO2 to the plants. That is roughly equivalent to […]

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5 DIY Projects to Boost Energy Efficiency in Your Home

Fall Home Improvement: 5 simple ways to increase energy efficiency and savings The Mapleton Press, September 24, 2015. Image credit: stevepb Try these easy DIY projects to help cut down on energy loss and expenses: Replace worn weather-stripping around doors and windows. Worn weather-stripping can create drafts and let heated air out, stressing your furnace and […]