With a heat wave staring us down, many of us can do little other than crank up the A/C and keep our fingers crossed that the energy bill for this month won't be too bad, or is there? Well, there's good
Tankless is not always the best and most efficient choice. If you want to be more green, but you also want to save some money, you might look into the newest generation of super-insulated water heaters. They retain 90+% of the heat, and they give tankless water heaters a real run for the money. When you add in the fact that they can be a few thousand dollars cheaper to install, the newst tank water heaters are worth a look.
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Not usually. They actually can remove heat from your home during use because they use your inside air to burn the wood. If you can, have one that uses outside air for combustion. Also some older models have a glass door on the front and many have a heatilator power vent that distributes the heat back into your home. A wood stove is a better chice for heat as long as it uses outside air for combustion. Some of these stoves also burn wood pellets or corn. Hope this helps.
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Making a home greener does not necessarily mean only adding improvements like solar and energy efficient appliances, caulking and sealing. You may want to start by removing toxic items such as paint, insulation, and asbestos. Keep up the good work.... more
Check out this link http://www.clean-energy-ideas.com/articles/pros_and_cons_of_solar_energy.html
For a more specific info, it's good to be in touch with CA Energy Department.
This is what I found on their site re. colar energy:
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