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Ask Mr. Tight-Watt - Heating and cooling

Most efficient electric space heaters

Electric wall heaters

Does turning down the thermostat save?

A/C vs. dehumidifier

Programmable thermostats

Geothermal heat pump fans

Geothermal & utility bills

SIngle-stage or two-stage heat pumps

Heat pumps

Ask Mr. Tight-Watt - Windows, insulation and weatherization

Insulating the attic in new construction

Freezing pipes solution



Exterior insulation - brick home

What about wet-blown cellulose insulation?

Insulate when replacing siding

Radiant barriers


Sealing your crawl space

Insulating an attic

Insulating an attic with tips from Ted

Insulating a crawlspace

Ask Mr. Tight-Watt - Water heaters

Replace my water heater?



Unplugging appliances

Ask Mr. Tight-Watt - Lighting

LED bulbs in an enclosed globe fixture

CFL replacement sizes

CFL bulbs and dimmer switches

Turning off CFLs - will this save energy?

CFLs and photo-eye fixtures

Photo Cells and CFLs

Replacing an old lamp fixture

Church lighting and CFLs

Incandescent light bulbs

CFL disposal and mercury

Phasing out incandescent bulbs

Energy-efficient church lights

CFLs and Time to Fully Light

LED Office Lights

3 Lighting Answers

3 More Lighting Questions

More Lighting Questions

CFL Bulb Use

Bulb Wattages

CFL Bulb Life

Different Lights, Same Circuit?

Light Bulb Standards

LED recessed lighting in a home remodel

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