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Sunday, October 17 2021
Bathroom Fan Venting Tips & Guidance

Written by Eric Gans - Owner, Energy Auditor & Maryland Homeowner
Did you know that your bathroom exhaust fan is basically a pathway from inside your house to the outside?  If it is not managed properly it can become a source of problems ranging from fogged mirrors and high indoor humidity in the summer to a drafty house in winter.  

Wednesday, October 06 2021
The Truth About Drafty Windows

Written by Eric Gans - Owner, Energy Auditor & Maryland Homeowner
FACT: The drafts that you feel around your home on a cold winter day have very little, if anything, to do with the windows.

And, despite this provable fact, thousands and thousands of Maryland homeowners are replacing windows in advance of the cold weather.  

But, I have news for you.  Getting your windows replaced will not solve your drafty house problem.  There is a reason that there are thousands searching online each day for answers to "why are my new windows still drafty?".

Monday, October 04 2021
Just Bought a House? 5 Reasons to Get a $100 Energy Audit

Written by Eric Gans - Owner, Energy Auditor & Maryland Homeowner
If you just bought a home - congrats!

Chances are very high that you got a home inspection during the process and it has a list of things you need to do to keep it up to "code".

But, I am willing to bet that the list is missing many important things that can make your home super cozy and more energy efficient.

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