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  Fifty years ago, before central air conditioners became the norm for cooling US homes, whole house fans were used for that purpose. Installed on the uppermost levels of the house, they were actually big exhausters, which would suck hot air from inside the house and into the vented attic, causing ...
  The average home in the U.S. consumes 2 to 3 times more energy than needed, mainly because of insufficient insulation and lack of proper air sealing. These building envelope deficiencies are usually originated during construction. Whether it is a home built many years ago, when energy prices were not a ...
  In episode 66 of the On the Job video series, Larry Janesky, owner and founder of Dr. Energy Saver, is back to once again talk about the energy waste problem created by HVAC ducts that run through an unconditioned attic. The energy penalties in these cases are so significant that Larry ...
  Welcome to episode 65 of the On the Job Series! In this segment, Tanner Janesky from Dr. Energy Saver makes his video debut by walking us through the 8 steps necessary to successfully install an airtight David Lewis attic hatch cover. As discussed in previous On the Job videos, the average ...
  Your house is supposed to protect your family from the weather and extreme temperatures. Yet, if your home is too hot during the summer and too cold during the winter, it is not doing its job. Millions of families in the U.S. suffer through the seasons with uncomfortable homes and high ...
For many decades, the material of choice to insulate homes has been fiberglass. Blown fiberglass is used for the attic whereas fiberglass batts are used for wall cavities, ceilings, and pretty much everything else. Today, it is still a very popular insulation material, and is still used in new construction ...
  In episode #62 of the On the Job video series, Larry Janesky, owner and founder of Dr. Energy Saver, walks us through a recently completed project to once again speak about an important subject previously discussed in other On the Job episodes: Cantilevered floors and how they can become a ... | 1-888-225-6260 Welcome to episode 60 of the On The Job video series! In this video Larry Janesky, owner and founder of Dr. Energy Saver, shows us a project in which open cell spray foam was used, not as an insulation, but as a soundproofing solution. The building shown in this ... | 1-888-225-6260 In episode #57 of the On the Job video series, Larry Janesky, owner and founder of Dr. Energy Saver, walks us through the installation of a high efficiency ductless heat pump. A heat pump’s job is to extract heat from the air to either cool or heat a ...
  In episode #59 of the On the Job video series, Larry Janesky, owner and founder of Dr. Energy Saver, walk us through a project where radiant heating was used to make a two-level building more comfortable and energy efficient. A high efficiency boiler was installed to heat up the water for ...
  In the 58th episode of On the Job, Larry Janesky, owner and founder of Dr. Energy Saver helps us understand the importance of sealing the “shim space” around door and windows in order to eliminate drafts that make our homes uncomfortable and our heating and cooling bills higher. When houses are ...
  If you've been watching videos or reading articles about home energy efficiency, you most likely heard or saw the term "stack effect" used several times. Building scientists are always very concerned with the stack effect and how it impacts energy consumption and comfort. The “stack effect” is a physics phenomenon that ...
  Improving the energy efficiency of your home brings about many challenges and may have you asking questions like: "Where do I start?" or "What do I do first?" Replacement windows are one of the most advertised energy conservation improvements, but are they really the best investment? How do you know if ...
Dr. Energy Saver is On The Job again...this time to help a local homeowner make his home a more comfortable and energy efficient building by improving wall insulation. This house, like many others in the U.S., had its exterior walls insulated with fiberglass batts when it was originally constructed. In this ...
  The typical basement is fairly easy to heat during the winter. A large portion of it is buried in the ground, and the ground temperature is quite constant year-round. Why then are most basements so cold and uncomfortable during the winter time? Why are they such a huge source of ...
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