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Warm house, cool planet, part 2 | Greener Edmonds

 

Last updated 11/24/2020 at 10:44am



Installing an efficient heating system like a heat pump is one way to lower the environmental cost of keeping a house warm. Another is working with what is already there.

Sealing up the house, turning down the thermostat, maintaining the furnace, and turning off the heat when and where it is not needed, all help.

So would moving to a condo in San Diego, but that might not be an option.

A home energy audit is a good place to start if you are going to stick it out in Edmonds. Snohomish County PUD has an online audit that helps figure out where to pay attention. Private companies offer better...



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