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Why is My Home Too Cold?

Why is My Home Too Cold?

A severe winter storm swept through Alabama last night, leaving many families chilled by single-digit temperatures. A dusting of snow dramatically reveals where homes are losing heat. A photo taken in Sherwood Park this morning shows where heat loss from the home has melted the snow on the roof, while snow is not melted over… Continue Reading

Home Energy Upgrade for Summer Comfort in Birmingham

Home Energy Upgrade for Summer Comfort in Birmingham

The heat is on for AlabamaWISE participating home performance contractor Eco-Three. They are busy air sealing and insulating a home in Birmingham Thursday to solve a problem with rooms that were too hot. Smart homeowners can keep their cool this summer by saving energy and money with up to $750 dollars in rebates from the… Continue Reading

Energy Star Home Air Sealing Guide

Home air sealing guide now available for free download: Building America Best Practices Series, Vol. 10 – Retrofit Techniques and Technology Air Sealing Guide Imagine opening a window in your house and leaving it that way 24 hours a day, all year long. On balmy spring days, the breeze wouldn’t be so bad. But, in… Continue Reading