Lipford says inspecting insulation, sealing gaps, and maximizing the heating and hot water systems all will save money. According to the Dept. of Energy, the cost to heat an average home is
The insulation is in the shuttle's rudder speed brake, which is used to slow the spacecraft as it comes in for a landing. NASA says the missing clip isn't critical for landing.
Listed as a "monument to unparalleled success," the largest home for sale in the United States comes with plenty of space but no carpet, tiles or interior walls.
He also showed the couple where the 100-year-old home lacked insulation. Nadle said, "If you insulate all the exterior walls. You'd typically save 25 to 30 percent on your utility bills." In all
A new single-family home and a retrofit of a multi-family home share many of the same techniques for greatly lowering energy use over typical construction.
Superinsulated. It's not very noticeable, but the first floor bumps out slightly from the basement level. That's because the house has a three-inch layer of foam insulation board on the exterior.
The recommended insulation level for most attics is R-38 or about 12-15 inches, depending on the insulation type . You can reduce your home's heating and cooling costs by as much as 30 percent
They replaced the green shag carpet, stove, refrigerator, oven, beds, couch, vinyl and aluminum walls, insulation, plumbing and cabinetry. Karina and Evans mod Airstream Photo by Moorea Seal
The Stata Center's exterior, centered on traditional brick structures, seems to go awry above and about the quavering sides. New material and shapes collide and spread out; smaller white buildings
Exterior insulation A closer look at the one-inch foam sheathing that helps insulate the building. The wood strips are placed on top to provide a drainage plane so moisture doesn't get behind the
A ceiling fan on low, running clockwise, will re-circulate the warmer air that rises to the upper areas of your rooms. Recycling this air will make your rooms more comfortable.
The outer shell that's being put on one of the Castle Square buildings will make the exterior airtight and add insulation with an R-40 thermal resistance value to the brick walls and roof.