On The House

Hiring an  energy contractor
Before you make home improvements for energy efficiency, get a professional energy audit
Energy-saving HVAC systems
Climate, costs, and technology matter in choosing among the options
Hot options
When purchasing a water heater, size and energy factor rating matter
A balancing act
How to balance air movement among rooms when doors are closed
Battling dust
How to find where all that dust comes from and what to do about it
Testing for radon is a must
Don’t make assumptions based on your type of house or its location