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Save Energy: Wrap Your Plumbing

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 10, 2013

Feeling the cold this winter? So is your plumbing, and it, along with your water heater, has to work harder to compensate. But it doesn't have to be that way if you give it a helping...


A Year Ago on Networx.com

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Feb 04, 2013

2012 A Guide to Heirloom Seed Catalogs: An organic farmer discusses the best of heirloom seed catalogs. 10 Uses for Plastic Pill Bottles: Save your plastic pill bottles, since...


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Considerations When Choosing a Water Heater

Posted by s.e. smith | Oct 10, 2012

When choosing a water heater for your home, you may want to consider the number of appliances you have, size of the household, environmental concerns, and economic factors before making...


Before you install this, take a few things into consideration. --Carl

A Warning About Tankless Water Heaters

Posted by Carl Seville | Jan 25, 2012

Now I got a lot of heat on an earlier post about solar panels, so I want to be clear up front that I have nothing against tankless water heaters (BTW, they are “water heaters” not...


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Solar Thermal Collectors, for Laymen

Posted by Yamini Mudaliar | Jun 04, 2011

Dr. Jay Sampat is a distributor of solar thermal collectors and the owner of Southeast Solar Co. His company has successfully installed solar thermal collectors in several homes and...


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Common Problems with Tankless Water Heaters

Posted by Steve Graham | Feb 07, 2011

On-Demand (also known as tankless) water heaters are more efficient than standard heaters that continually use energy to keep a large tank of water hot. Instead, they quickly heat water...


How Do You Heat Your Water?

Posted by Anne Burkley | Feb 02, 2010

Unless you are building a new home or are trying to make your current home more energy-efficient, you probably don't think much about how your water gets hot. In fact, chances are...