Space heaters have come a long way over the years. Modern designs like the Lasko Full Circle deliver some serious thermal performance, and they use far less power than older models. And if using it lets you maintain your entire home at a lower temperature, you’ll trim your utility bills and stay comfortable with less […]
The original Nest Learning Thermostat was a pretty amazing innovation: By automatically heating or cooling a home only when needed, it could dramatically cut wasted energy (and save a homeowner thousands of dollars in the process). And now the 2nd Generation is here – the new Nest Learning Thermostat offers a slew of cool new […]
The Nest Learning Thermostat isn’t just programmable. It actually anticipates what you need it to do, which (besides being really cool, no pun intended) can save a substantial amount of wasted energy. Since heating and cooling accounts for a full 50% of an average home’s energy use, that also means saving you a bundle of […]
Virtu solar tubes utilize a hybrid design that incorporates both PV cells for solar energy, and solar thermal conduction for heating. Best of all, the hybrid arrangement helps both components work better than standalone systems, proving the old adage that the whole really can be greater than the sum of its parts.