Energy Efficient Air Conditioning

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-159.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSHandyguys Brian and Paul bring in HVAC (Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning) expert and the co-owner of Interstate Air Conditioning and Heating, Raymond Kishk, to talk about energy efficient air conditioning systems. This information will help you … Continue reading Energy Efficient Air Conditioning

Edison base Incandescent

Lightbulb bans, government intervention and personal choice

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-150.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys discuss the government involvement in banning traditional light bulbs. Yup – The government has ‘outlawed’ the tried and true light bulb. Even after this podcast was recorded some representatives in congress have … Continue reading Lightbulb bans, government intervention and personal choice

Colored LED Christmas Lights

LED Christmas Lights for Energy Savings

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-148.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSCan you save some money using LED Christmas Lights? The Handyguys discuss LED, mini-incandescent and C9 and C7 Christmas lights. LED Energy Savings This podcast was inspired by an article Handyguy Brian read on … Continue reading LED Christmas Lights for Energy Savings

CFL Bulbs

How To Cut Metal, CFL Safety And Water Saving Flush Valves

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-117.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handygys discuss three topics on this audio podcast – what tools are used to cut metal, are CFLs safe in kids rooms and are water saving flush valves a good investment. Cutting metal … Continue reading How To Cut Metal, CFL Safety And Water Saving Flush Valves

Different colored sheds

Building A Shed And Led Light Bulb Opinions

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-107.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSWe address a question about shed materials and foundations as well as briefly discuss LED light bulbs. Sheds The Handyguys received a call from Rick from Sawdust Chronicles and The Splintered Board podcasts.  He … Continue reading Building A Shed And Led Light Bulb Opinions

Energy Star FAIL

Energy Star Fraud And Basement Egress Requirements

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-106.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys cover two topics in this show. We discuss fraud, abuse and lack of accountability with the U.S. government’s Energy Star program and then discuss basement egress requirements. Energy Star Fail The Government … Continue reading Energy Star Fraud And Basement Egress Requirements

Furnace Filters

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-88.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSFurnace filters are a critical component of your heating and cooling system. Make sure they are changed regularly. We discuss the myriad of choices in furnace filters in this podcast. The Handyguys group filters … Continue reading Furnace Filters

Is Your House A Money Pit?

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-77.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys take a detour this week to interview Craig Smith from http://www.servicemagic.com/ to discuss a recent survey on home maintenance costs. Do you know how much you spend each year to maintain your … Continue reading Is Your House A Money Pit?

Fein Tools And The Smart Grid

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-67.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys start out discussing some tools for Fathers Day. Instead of doing a gift guide we decided to ask our twitter followers ( follow @handyguys ) what they would like us to discuss … Continue reading Fein Tools And The Smart Grid

CFL Bulbs

Using Primer, What Is Pex And Why CFLs

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-62.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSPrimer, PEX and CFLs Costly Handyguy Mistakes: Primer. Use it or lose it. The Handyguys continue their new segment this week called Costly DIY Mistakes. These are mistakes are ones we have personally seen … Continue reading Using Primer, What Is Pex And Why CFLs

Monitoring Your Power Consumption

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-42.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSA review of the Powercost MonitorTM A couple months ago, the Handyguys heard about a device that can tell you your current home power consumption and hourly cost for electricity.   The device is … Continue reading Monitoring Your Power Consumption

Can You Save 50% In Your Energy Bill With A Space Heater?

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-39.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSCan you save 50% with a space heater? The Handyguys discuss this and also discuss a listener question. Question: Jennifer had some questions about a door that wasn’t hanging straight. Her issue was that … Continue reading Can You Save 50% In Your Energy Bill With A Space Heater?

Tiny house's can save you money

Saving Money While Heating Your Home

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-36.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys discuss ways to save money during this upcoming winter season. Part 2 of 2 on energy saving tips. Our first order of business is to respond to Phil’s followup question about replacing … Continue reading Saving Money While Heating Your Home

Preparing Your Home For Winter

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-34.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSA Handyguys listener recommends a show on preparing your home for the winter.  The Handyguys respond! First of all, thanks to Mike for sending in a request for this show.  He provided a lot … Continue reading Preparing Your Home For Winter

Organization Tips Including GreenSwitch and Closets

https://media.blubrry.com/handyguyspodcast/p/handyguys.wpengine.com/wp-content/media/handyguys-episode-4.mp3Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe Handyguys talk about two big topics in home improvement today: a house that is “green” and a house that is organized. First is a discussion of a new product called the GreenSwitch. GreenSwitch … Continue reading Organization Tips Including GreenSwitch and Closets