Customer Service
  Home |
Shopping cart
Your shopping cart is empty
Insulate & Weatherize
Share our product
SKU: 8000.053
Insulate & Weatherize
Insulate & Weatherize - Harley
Quantity :   
DescriptionPhoto (1)Reviews (0)

by Bruce Harley. The Taunton Press, 2002.

Bruce Harley is an expert on energy efficient residential construction and renovation. An engineer, he diagnoses and fixes problems with building air leakage, indoor air quality, HVAC systems, combustion safety, and moisture. In this complete do-it-yourself guide to home insulation and weatherization are numerous solutions that will make your home more comfortable in all seasons. Using his troubleshooting advice, you’ll be able to identify the hidden energy wasters and moisture problems that can do serious damage in your home. Clear explanations, hundreds of photos, and detailed illustrations will guide you step-by-step through the process of upgrading both structures and systems. Implementing even a few of these sensible solutions can result in real savings in your energy bills. This book brings you information about, finding and sealing sources of air leakage, choosing the best insulation materials, preventing costly moisture damage, troubleshooting windows, doors, and skylights, maintaining heating and cooling systems, using electricity and heating fuel efficiently, andcuring foundation problems.

 Chapter 1: Energy Basics

  • Understanding Heat Transfer  

  • Defining the Thermal Boundary

  • Energy, Moisture, and Building Durability

  • Air Barriers and Indoor Air Quality

  • Weighting Costs and Benefits

Chapter 2: Sealing Air Leaks

  • Air Sealing Priorities

  • Attic Air Sealing

  • Basement/Crawl Space Air Sealing

  • Sidewall Air Sealing

  • Weatherstripping Doors and Hatches

Chapter 3: Ventilation Systems

  • Do I Need a Ventilation System

  • Simple Ventilation Systems

  • Central Ventilation Systems

Chapter 4: Insulating a House

  • Attic Insulation

  • Sloped Ceilings

  • Insulating Walls

  • Insulating Floors

  • Insulating Foundation Walls

Chapter 5: Windows

  •  Window and Energy Basics

  • Replacing Windows

  • Improving Existing Windows

Chapter 6: Heating Systems

  • Simple Conservation

  • Furnaces

  • Heat Pumps

  • Electric Resistance Heat

  • Hot Water and Steam Boilers

  • Upgrading or Replacing Heating Equipment

Chapter 7: Air Conditioning

  • Cooling Basics

  • Reducing Loads

  • Maintenance and Upgrades

  • New Air Conditioning Systems

Chapter 8: Heating Hot Water

  • Hot Water Conservation

  • Maintenance and Efficiency Upgrades

  • Replacing Hot Water Systems

Chapter 9: Renovations

  • Air Sealing

  • Insulation

  • Built-Up Walls and Roofs for High R-Values

  • Moisture Control

  • Mechanical Systems

Chapter 10: Appliances and Lights

  • Determining Consumption

  • Appliances

  • Lights 9" x 11", 202 pages, soft cover, (c)2002. ISBN 1-56158-554-8.

Customers Also Viewed
Customers Also Bought


Item arrived on time and works as advertised.
Lucy B. Hayth Richmond
Everything was great! Would order from there again.
Stan Roberts
Very pleased with this seller. Fast service.
Sheila Rooks
Reasonable price and shipping. Fast service.
Neil J.Mitro Garfield
Sign up for the Newsletter & Special offers
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
UPS Listed on CFG is an Upfront Merchant on TheFind. Click for info.
Broan TCP GE
Lutron LOA Niagara
Fantech Philips Air-Tite
Sea Gull Sylvania MaxLite
Panasonic Tamarack AM Conservation
Home Improvement Products
Electronic Products
Lighting Products
Energy Saving Products
Bamboo Products
Recycled Accessories

Item arrived on time and works as advertised.

Lucy B. Hayth Richmond

Everything was great! Would order from there again.

Stan Roberts

Everything was great! Would order from there again.

Stan Roberts

Reasonable price and shipping. Fast service.

Neil J. Mitro Garfield

Item received on time and in good condition.

Dwayne Cormier

Could not find this bulb locally. Quick Shipping! Thanks!

Jeremy Dockery

The seller was very helpful throughout the entire process.

Tiffany Murrell

I had a good experience.

Pam Brendlinger

Fast delivery.

Masashi Ijuin

Fast shipping, Great Packaging, No Problems. Product was in excellent condition as described.

Frank S. Marfai Mesa

Copyrights © 2006 - 2017 All Rights Reserved.