Energy Efficiency

We’ve been doing a lot to improve energy efficiency in the church building and parsonage. Below is a list of everything I can think of:

Done:

  • New more efficient HVAC in the church building. (Including an outside (the building) thermometer that regulates the boiler temperature relative to the outside temperature)
  • New more efficient HVAC in the parsonage.
  • Additional insulation in the parsonage.
  • Additional insulation in the pastors’ study in the church building.
  • High efficiency washing machine at the parsonage.
  • More efficient refrigerator at the parsonage.
  • More efficient dishwasher at the parsonage
  • Turned down the water heaters at the parsonage and church building. (This may have to be turned back up during the winter)
  • Installed a digital thermostat in the parsonage.
  • Installed programmable (set-back) thermostats in the church building.
  • Replaced all incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescents in the parsonage.
  • Higher efficiency florescent fixtures in the parsonage.
  • Better doors at the main entrance of the church building.
  • New storm doors on three doors of the parsonage.

In Process:
  • Replace all incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescents in the church building.
  • Higher efficiency florescent fixtures in the church building.
  • New high efficiency windows in the parsonage.

Send me an email at johnandjenny[at]revcollins.com if you have any further ideas or suggestions.