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MYTH #9: Using An Electric Space Heater Saves Money – Biggest Energy Myths Busted – Forbes

Space Heater
This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Myth Buster

space heaters consume a lot of wattage to heat that very small space you need heated. Compared to the cost to heat the entire home you are losing the fight with the power bill.

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MYTH #8: New Homes Must Be Efficient – Biggest Energy Myths Busted – Forbes

New Home for Sale
This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Myth Buster

“A home’s efficiency is less correlated to its age than to its design and construction. While many new homes are considered to be more efficient, there is often room for improvement and savings.”

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MYTH #7: Close Blinds To Keep The Heat Inside – Biggest Energy Myths Busted – Forbes

blinds
This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Myth Buster

This is the difference between radian heat and conductive heat. Opening blinds on a sunny day in the winter time helps radiant heat in your home.

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