Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits

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Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits

140 Simple Solutions to Lower Energy Costs, Increase Your Home's Efficiency, and Save the Environment

By David Findley

McGraw-Hill/Tab Electronics, Paperback, 9780071636391, 220pp.

Publication Date: March 5, 2010

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

About the Author
David S. Findley is the owner of Synergy New Technology, a green technology solution provider.

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