A technician on a roof measures a mini-split's energy consumption

How Much Electricity Do Mini-Split Heat Pumps Use?

Mini-splits are touted as an efficient way to heat and cool your home, saving you money on utility bills. With energy prices rising, many of us are looking for ways to save money on heating and cooling. So, there are compelling reasons to make the switch to mini-split systems. But how much of a difference do they make, and how much electricity do they use?
The roof of a passive house with solar panels installed

Passive Houses: How Energy-Efficient Are They? (Estimates)

A passive house isn’t only energy-efficient but also comfortable. However, designing and building a passive house requires meticulous planning and careful selection of site and building materials. and increased environmental awareness have renewed interest in passive homes, many homeowners are still unsure if the energy savings warrant the extra effort needed to design and build such a house.