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Magnetic storm windows - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the option of magnetic storm windows.

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Home Energy Ed - Window Air Conditioners

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses efficient energy use with window air conditioners.

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Why homes get hot - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan explains to you how and why your house heats up.

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Water heater tips - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan gives you tips on how to take care of  your water heater and use it efficiently.

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How to use a ceiling fan - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan shows you how to use a ceiling fan to cool down your house.

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Types of home energy audits - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan explains to you the different possibilities for a home energy audit.

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Tankless water heaters - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan explains the costs and benefits of a tankless water heater.

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Storm Windows - Home Energy Ed

In this video,  Ed Morgan explains the importance of good insulating storm windows.

 

 

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Staying cool without air conditioning - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan shows you how to keep your house cooler without using an air conditioner. Ed discusses the importance of trapping cool air in the house.

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Single or double pane windows? - Home Energy Ed

In this Video, Ed Morgan discusses the differences between single and double pane windows when it comes to heat loss and energy savings.

 

 

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When should I turn my heat down? - Home Energy Ed

In this Video, Ed Morgan discusses the science behind turning down your heat during the night or while your gone.

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The SEER rating system - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the rating system for central air systems and what they mean.

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Refrigerator Maintenance - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan gives some helpful tips on how to keep your refrigerator working properly and efficiently.

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The "Energy Saver" switch on your Refrigerator - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses what the "energy saver switch" on your refrigerator and why it is important.

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Refrigerator efficiency - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the progression of energy efficiency in refrigeration technology.

 

 

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Refrigerator air flow - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the importance of free and open air space surrounding the refrigerator in order to dissipate heat.

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Programmable thermostat - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the importance of a programmable thermostat to keep heating costs low.

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Magnetic storm windows - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the option of magnetic storm windows.

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Low flow shower heads - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the benefits of having a low flow shower head.

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Leaky ducts - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan talks about the problem of leaky ducts and gives you areas to check in your duct system for leaks.

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What is a KWH (Kilowatt-hour)? - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the unit of measurement used to measure use of electricity.

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Types of insulation - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the various types of insulation you can use in your home.

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Insulating hot water pipes - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan shows you how to save energy by insulating your hot water pipes.

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In-home booster fans - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the benefits of having a booster fan for your heating system.

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How central air works - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan shows you how a central air system works in your home.

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Home energy goals - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the goals you should be considering while you are making your home more efficient.

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Furnace filters - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan talks about the importance of maintaining you furnace filters.

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Furnace efficiency - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses furnace efficiency.

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Furnace dampers - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan shows you how your damper works and the part it plays in saving you energy.

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Front vs. top loading washers - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan explains the differences in efficiency between top and front loading washers.

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How to fill your fridge and freezer - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan gives you some tips on how to efficiently fill your fridge and freezer.

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Duct replacement - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan explains why it is important to replace ducts and when you should do it.

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Duct booster fans - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan explains duct booster fans.

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Dryer tips - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan gives you some tips on how to increase the efficiency of your dryer.

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Dryer sheets - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan discusses the use of dryer sheets in your dryer.

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Doorway fan - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan shows you how a doorway fan can increase air circulation in your home.

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Disconnected duct - Ed Morgan

In this video, Ed Morgan tells you why its important to make sure your ducts are all connected.

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Custom built storm windows - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan talks about the benefits of custom built storm windows.

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Cooling rooms upstairs - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan gives some tips on how to cool rooms on the upper levels of your home.

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Central air and ceiling fans - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan talks about using ceiling fans and central air together.

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Carbon monoxide dangers - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan talks about the dangers of Carbon Monoxide.

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Buying light bulbs - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan talks about what light bulbs you should purchase to save energy.

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Buying a window air conditioner - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan gives you some tips on buying a window air conditioner for your home.

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Balancing air flow - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan gives you some tips on how to balance air flow in your home.

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Adjusting the thermostat - Home Energy Ed

In this video, Ed Morgan gives you some tips on how and when to adjust your thermostat.

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