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

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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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MYTH #6: Can’t Insulate An Old Home — It’s Not Cost Efficient – Biggest Energy Myths Busted – Forbes

This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series Myth Buster

If you don’t have proper insulation, cold air can seep in through walls, floors and especially ceilings. Warm air can escape.

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Bedroom is too cold in winter, too hot in summer – Living – The Olympian – Olympia, Washington news, weather and sports

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Don't Fix what ain't broke...

This is a great article in response to a homeowner frustrated with a specific room in his house. This problem can happen in any climate or geography. However, the author’s answer is both right and wrong.

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