A Must-Have Item for Your Move-In Checklist
Most tenants as with many homeowners dont pay attention to the amount of energy they are using.
Education can play a large part in changing tenant behavior. I believe if a tenant was given some simple energy saving ideas they would use them:
For instance, the placement of furniture can have a large impact on air flow in the home thus impacting how hot or cold it feels. Tenants should be told to be sure to avoid placing furniture in front of or on top of registers or return vents.
Also Microsoft just launched a new website site Hohm to help homeowners baseline and track their energy usage.
As a long term strategy that involved capital investment, consider variable speed technology to better control fans and pumps.
See our Green Forum for more energy savings tips.
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