Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings: Save Money, Save the Earth

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New Society Publishers, Oct 18, 2013 - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 288 pages
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The most complete and up-to-date guide available to energy savings in the home
 

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Contents

Save Money Save the Earth
1
The Building Envelope
19
Ventilation and Air Distribution
47
Heating Systems
63
Cooling Systems
101
Water Heating
127
Food Storage
151
Cooking
159
Lighting
185
Home Electronics
205
Other Energy Uses in the Home
215
Appendix
223
Index
231
About the Authors
239
About ACEEE
241
Checklist 2
243

Dishwashing
169
Laundry
175
Back Cover
244
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About the author (2013)

Jennifer Thorne Amann is the Buildings Program Director at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. She has written numerous articles and reports on energy use in buildings, appliances and consumer products with the goal of educating citizens on a range of environmental and consumer issues.

Katie Ackerly conducts research on building efficiency for the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. She has produced a number of reports on residential and commercial building technologies. She also helps manage ACEEE's online consumer resources and has several years of experience as an artist and illustrator.

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