Panasonic WhsiperGreen Bath Fan

The WhisperGreen ceiling mounted model features built-in intelligence called SmartFlow. Basically, when the fan faces static pressure, it automatically speeds up to ensure the desired CFM (cubic feet per minute) is achieved.

Honeywell Ventilation Controller

The Y8150 Fresh Air Ventilation System from Honeywell provides optimal ventilation for improved indoor air quality at an affordable price for your home. A “set it and forget it” program calculates the amount of ventilation needed in your home based on your custom settings.

Indoor Air Quality: Dust and Contaminants

The easiest and least expensive way to remove dust and contaminants from your home and improve indoor air quality is by changing your furnace filter regularly. In addition, running your furnace fan continuously can improve indoor air quality.

Indoor Air Quality: Humidity

Excessive humidity is the most dangerous humidity condition for homes in any climate. Excess humidity provides the perfect senario for the growth of mold and dust mites, and adds to wood rot and material degradation. Low humidity usually occurs in the winter months, causing dry itchy skin, nose bleeds, and a sensitivity to chills and drafts.

Low or No Cost Energy Saving Tips

Saving energy and money in your home doesn't need to be a huge investment of time and money. Use the no-cost and low-cost tips provided to lower energy use, while still maintaining your home's comfort.

Home Energy Worksheet

Download this guide to determine your HHI, or home heating index--a measure of your home's energy intensity. Homes with an HHI of 2-8 are pretty efficient with little room for improvement, 9-13 is average with some room for improvement, 14-20 is inefficient, over 20 is a very inefficient older home with many "opportunities."

Home Energy Worksheet

Use this home energy worksheet to calculate if your home's systems are running efficiently. This worksheet from Great Lakes Home Performance will help you analyse if your systems are working properly, and provides useful tips for improvement.

Use Compact Fluorescent Lights to Save Money

Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFL) provide the same light levels at a lower operating and maintenance cost. CFLs use 25% less energy than an incandescent bulb and last 5 to 15% longer.

101 Easy Ways To Save Energy

The average American family wastes nearly $150 per year on energy costs. The low-cost and no-cost ideas in this fact sheet can help save energy and money on your home's energy costs, while still maintaining comfort.

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