Designing green homes can be confusing, from understanding finances to choosing materials and design layouts/blueprints. Get step-by-step instructions and helpful checklists to make your green home dreams a reality.
Poorly ventilated homes may cause health risks, while homes with high infiltration rates may experience signifanct energy costs as well as allow contamined air to enter from polluted areas of the home.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Home Energy and Consumer Reports have provided an informational guide for air conditioning units. Learn how to maintain and understand air conditioners for peak performance and maximum efficiency.
Energy-efficient ground-souce heating pumps, space conditioning systems that provide reversible refrigeration cycles that are geothermal, can offer environmental benefits. Learn more about these systems.