Last updated Tuesday August 19, 2014
Hello! I'm John Loveless and Welcome To John Saves Energy!
I'm glad you made it. If you want to learn how to save energy while saving money in the process, you have come to the right place. Shall we get started?
When making efficiency improvements, there are a couple of rules that you should strive to follow:
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On 7/5/2014, KSL Channel 5 featured John and his nearly net-zero home.
We Quit Gasoline for good: We did it! We recently sold our only gas vehicle. No more buying gasoline for us, ever.
Thanks Gasoline! You got us through some tough times and your energy density to this day is still amazingly high. But to be perfectly honest, YOU STINK! Since the sun provides all the energy we need, in our own backyard, for free, forever, without any pollution or wars, I think it’s time we part ways.
On 12/31/2013, I was on KUER radio (an NPR station) to discuss Geothermal heat pumps. The issues were:
- Why would anyone want to install a Geothermal HVAC since natural gas is so abundant and cheap?
- Since Geothermal heat pumps are so efficient and green, why would anyone want to continue heating their home with natural gas?
Driving an Electric car down the hall INSIDE the building!
See More of our adventures driving to USU's Science event called "Science Unwrapped" Here:
Passive Solar Heating: On an cloudless winter solstice day, 16,000 watts of passive solar heat is radiated through the south-facing windows and into our home. That's the equivalent heating capacity of 10 electric space heaters all running simultaneously, for FREE!!!
Even a house cat knows that sunlight = warm spot. Are you as smart as a cat? Why not use the free energy from the sun to help heat your home this winter?
The greatest investment you can make is in knowledge. Knowledge is power and having your own source of power brings independence, job security, self sufficiency and freedom.