Words from Nerds
Words from Nerds

Words from Nerds 232: Get the LED Out

January 15, 201439 min
Summary: There are plenty of ways to make your home more efficient. How many are you taking advantage of? How many are you even aware of? We've got a lot of practical tips to help you save money running your home. And some cool news about the camera in the next iPhone in our Nerd News Flash. Hosts: Tom Kresic, John Kresic, Mike Kresic Running Time: 39:32   Nerd News Flash: Google glasses have some competition. Optical image stabilization for Apple. Put another way, it’s OIS for iOS. Check your visual scanning. It all started with a Big Bang. Microsoft out to SEA.     Primary Objective:Home Efficiencies We're going to discuss several new technologies to help make our homes much more efficient. One of the things many of you have seen in the news is the fact that incandescent bulbs are now being outlawed forcing buyers to move to CFL or LED lightbulbs. Using timers Using home automation devices and software Improving efficiencies with HVAC from controllers like NEST to more efficient furnaces and air handlers. Being able to analyze thermal imaging for leaks and cold spots where insulation may be missing. changing filters and annual tune ups. Appliances and energy star today compared with 10 and 20 years ago Hot water tanks versus inline tankless Smart Home tech from HGTV      

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