Tuesday, 13 September 2011
Energy saving create an efficient home
Saving energy in your home does not always require a planned project. There are numerous steps you can take right now to help to improve the efficiency of your home, especially the stove efficiency. I think that these are good for the homeowners. Some of these tips may seem ridiculously simple, but every bit of energy saved helps. Give them a try, and you may be pleasantly surprised when your next utility bill comes.
For the stove, black wood burning stoves conduct the most heat. Shiny stoves look good but have less efficiency. You also should know that, the more the stovepipe is kept inside, the greater the heat radiates into the home, increasing the overall stove effectiveness. And newer pellet stoves burn more efficiently with processed wood pellets that enter the combustion chamber automatically through electronic controls. While steady, these pellet stoves shut off during power outages.
Moreover, when we are using wood stove, we should care about ours safety. Wood stoves radiate heat that can cause fires. They also launch sparks and cinders that can ignite fires. Furthermore, hot ashes can also fall out of the chimney and cause a fire. However, most wood stoves have built-in safety features and installation considerations that prevent these problems. Radiation shields can prevent heat from scorching nearby objects.
In addition, there is another recommendation of energy savings, that is, use your microwave instead of the stove, which many homemakers said. They pointed that, if you need to boil water, use your microwave instead of a stove top burner. The microwave is much more efficient and does not waste energy as ambient heat. If you need warm water, try running it from the tap until it is hot enough. If you still need warmer water you can then put the tap water in the microwave. The microwave is also more efficient for heating food. Right, at once, one of my friends said that, he ever boiled the instant noodles in the microwave. Yes, microwave make almost none of its energy is wasted. So try to use it as much as possible.