Green Remodel Forum
January, 2015

How Do You Test If Your Firewood Is Ready To Burn
Keep Your Firewood Burning Hot, But Not Smoking
Save Energy While Watching Your Favorite Shows
How Do You Know You Have Enough Insulation in Your Attic
Treating Crawlspaces
Clean, Dry House to Ease Asthma

How Do You Test If Your Firewood Is Ready To Burn
To get the most heat and least amount of pollutants from firewood, it is best to use dry wood. There are four simple steps to drying firewood: split, stack, cover, store. Firewood should be ...
Keep Your Firewood Burning Hot, But Not Smoking
Wood burning fireplaces and stoves are popular. They not only provide heating but they also create a cozy ambience that most people enjoy. However, it is important to use the right firewood ...
Save Energy While Watching Your Favorite Shows
If you plan to upgrade your entertainment system after remodeling your home, be sure to choose EPA Energy Star cable box, modem, TV monitors and routers. Each of these units saves 30 watts or more ...
How Do You Know You Have Enough Insulation in Your Attic
As time goes by, insulation in the attic can settle, resulting in the degradation of insulating property (measured in R-value). To find out if you have enough insulation in your attic, use a yardstick ...
Treating Crawlspaces
Crawl spaces are very important in the home energy equation. Treating the crawlspace bypass and bandjoist areas properly and lead to significant energy savings. ...
Clean, Dry House to Ease Asthma
Asthma may not be curable, but it can be control. Keep your home dry, clean and free of pollutants are basic steps to managing asthma symptoms. ...
Community Events
Integrated Pest Management Around your Home and Garden
Description: with Dr. Andrew Sutherland UC Cooperative Extension Do you have questions regarding pest management in and around your ...
Date: January 21, 2015
Location: 1540 Marchbanks Dr., Walnut Creek, CA
Propagation for the Home Gardener
Description: Learn to create new plants from seeds, cuttings, bulbs, and other plant parts. Kathy Echols, horticulture instructor emeritus ...
Date: January 29, 2015
Location: San Ramon Library, 100 Montgomery Street, San Ramon, CA
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