Conservation

REDUCE YOUR HEATING BILLS THIS WINTER – CONSERVATION IDEAS

Reduce Your Heating Bills This Winter – Overlooked Sources of Heat Loss in the Home by:Mark D. Tyrol, P.E., http://www.batticdoor.com Imagine leaving a window open all winter long—the heat loss, cold drafts and wasted energy! If your home has a folding attic stair, fireplace or clothes dryer, that may be just what is occurring in your home every day. These …
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CLEARING THE AIR ABOUT WOOD HEATING

Please Note: This brochure was originally published by Tri-Lane Distributing Ltd. of Tottenham, Ontario, Canada to help its dealers clear up some misconceptions about wood energy.© 1995 Tri-Lane Distributing Ltd. Produced for Tri-Lane and adapted for viewing here by Gulland Associates Inc. Does heating with wood cause global warming ? What about local air quality ? Does wood heating harm …
Conservation

SHOULD OPEN FIREPLACES BE ILLEGAL

Should Fireplaces be illegal ? Editors Note: The following article is reprinted (with permission) from Home Energy Magazine, which is an energy publication for professionals. It is somewhat technical, but very readable and accurate. As a member of the Industry for 17 years, I personally think that inefficient, open fireplaces SHOULD be against building codes. A building Inspector would refuse …