31 Dec '12, 5pm

Winterizing Earthships in Taos

Winterizing Earthships in Taos

As temperatures begin to dip below freezing in Taos, New Mexico, and snow is moving in, we begin to suit up and take the necessary steps to ensure that our living conditions are as efficient as they promise. Although our Global models prove their efficiency in terms of functionality and temperature stabilization, some of our older buildings may need some small tune-ups to keep warm this winter. Here are a few examples that may help for your home too: Propane levels need to be monitored especially in the winter months as it is used in heating water and cooking in some homes. You can check the gauge on the tank to see the percentage of gas remaining. It is good to keep a back-up tank available. Maintaining an airtight seal on your doors and windows is essential for stopping cold drafts and keeping your home at a comfortable consistent temperature. Weather stripping is someti...

Full article: http://earthship.com/winterizing-earthships-in-taos.html

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