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LETTERS: July/August 1993

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July 01, 1993

Insulation Damage, Fridge Replacement--One Drawback [continue reading]

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Pulling Utilities Together: Water-Energy Partnerships

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July 01, 1993

Install high-efficiency showerheads and faucets in the average U.S. house, and the water meter will report about 6,000 gallons of water saved in one year. Not bad. But the savings continue. If the house has an electric water heater, the electric meter will show about 600 kilowatt-hours savings; if it's a gas heater, the savings will be 30 therms. [continue reading]

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LETTERS: September/October 1993

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September 01, 1993

Hookups--Alternative to Backdrafting, Insulating Knob and Tube [continue reading]

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Ballistic Water Heater

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September 01, 1993

The cost of heating water went through the roof for one man recently when his hot water heater exploded and rocketed through the roof of his home. [continue reading]

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DISCOVERING DUCTS AN INTRODUCTION

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September 01, 1993

Ducts are quickly gaining a reputation as one of the hottest (and coolest) sources of residential energy loss. Studies show that duct leaks typically raise a home's heating and cooling costs by 20%-30%. [continue reading]

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Leak Detectors: Experts Explain the Techniques

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September 01, 1993

This article is an effort to bring together the ideas of several innovators who have invented methods of diagnosing duct leakage. [continue reading]

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Will Duct Repairs Reduce Cooling Load?

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September 01, 1993

Summer air conditioning causes the peak demand for electricity in most parts of the United States. If utilities reduce air conditioning demand, then they can avoid building expensive power plants. [continue reading]

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LETTERS: November/December 1993

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November 01, 1993

Fax Machine Energy Use, An Expensive Project?, More Insulation Damage, Corrections [continue reading]

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