Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits: 101 Simple Solutions to Lower Energy Costs, Increase Your Home's Efficiency, and Save the Environmen

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits: 101 Simple Solutions to Lower Energy Costs, Increase Your Home's Efficiency, and Save the Environmen

by David Findley
     
 

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Reduce your utility bill and your carbon footprint

This hands-on guide shows you how to access your home's energy efficiency, and offers 140 energy- and money-saving solutions you can use right away. Inside, you'll find simple, no- and low-cost measures to identify problems and increase your home's livability and efficiency--as well as your

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Reduce your utility bill and your carbon footprint

This hands-on guide shows you how to access your home's energy efficiency, and offers 140 energy- and money-saving solutions you can use right away. Inside, you'll find simple, no- and low-cost measures to identify problems and increase your home's livability and efficiency--as well as your expendable income--each and every year.

Whether you're moving into a brand new home, buying an existing property, or improving your current residence, you'll find the practical tips and step-by-step projects inside Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits will dramatically reduce your energy usage and boost your savings in no time.

Discover how to:

  • Implement immediate no- and low-cost improvements for lighting, heating, electricity, insulation, water use, and more
  • Identify and modify the most costly appliances in your home
  • Reduce carbon emissions
  • Develop a personal energy plan
  • Determine how and when to contract your green renovation
  • Understand ratings, standards, and conversions
  • Fund your green home improvement projects and take advantage of grants, rebates, and tax incentives

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071636391
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
02/04/2010
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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