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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 #1: Closing Off Rooms Saves Energy – Biggest Energy Myths Busted – Forbes

Door
This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series Myth Buster

When people used to use wood stoves or fireplaces as their main source of heat, they would close off other parts of the house, so

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Can my home have too tight of a seal? Is there a limit to being energy efficient?

An Energy professional will correctly tell you that the tighter the seal the less wasteful consumption of energy by your AC / Heating units.

Second, a Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning professional will correctly tell you that you must have a minimum number of Air Changes per hour in order to maintain a healthy Indoor Air Quality as well as comfort level.

How do you know which end of the spectrum your home is on?

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