31 Jul '12, 2am

Home Energy Magazine - Blog :: Window Tint: Cost-Effective and Energy Efficient via @sharethis

Home Energy Magazine - Blog :: Window Tint: Cost-Effective and Energy Efficient via @sharethis

On a recent vacation to Southern Florida I spent time in a sun-baked lanai fixing my father’s cable television. As I melted, I couldn’t help but wonder how hard the air conditioner had to run to keep the indoor temperatures tolerable. It was so warm inside it led me to do some research on methods to increase his home’s energy efficiency without spending too much money. What I found was interesting to say the least. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, up to 43% of a home utility bill goes to heating and cooling. To my father this was another way of sticking it to the little guy, but to me it was a way to save. The problem was going to be separating my father’s wallet from his backside. To do this I had to be smart. I started him off with a money-saving approach, courtesy of the United States government. As part of my approach, I read how the 2009 American Recovery a...

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