Are attic fans really energy efficient?

Answer On One Hand: They Can Be Somewhat Energy EfficientAn unfinished attic can become as hot as 150 degrees F in the summer, eventually transferring that heat to the house below. The result is increased... Read More »

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Are box fans energy efficient?

On One Hand: They're More Efficient than Air ConditionersMost box fans or floor fans use approximately 100 watts, which adds up to 74 kilowatt hours per month if they're left running around the clo... Read More »

Are ceiling fans more cost effective and efficient than portable box pedestal room fans?

AnswerI bought a ceiling fan for my front room for $80 (live in Canada) and that old girl has been going for over 10 years! I wouldn't be without one. Go for the ceiling fan as heat rises and it re... Read More »

What's the most cost efficient way to heat our attic?

If the safety inspector stated that the gas heater was illegal, I would be hesitant to install anything without speaking to them first. I would ask the safety inspector which heating appliances can... Read More »

How do attic fans work?

Whether you are building a house from the ground up or trying to improve the efficiency of your current home, consider adding an attic fan to lower utility bills in the hot summer months.FunctionTh... Read More »