Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings

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American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 1996 - Consumer education - 267 pages
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The updated 5th edition of Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings identifies the most energy-efficient home appliances by brand name and model number. Reader-friendly and packed with illustrations, this handbook helps any homeowner save energy and money.

Chapters include:
-- energy use and the environment
-- insulating and sealing air leaks
-- new window options
-- space heating
-- cooling and air conditioning
-- water heating
-- refrigeration
-- lighting...and much more

This book is as compact and efficient as its subject matter. Its 274 pages are crammed with money-saving information. A directory of manufacturers helps the reader access purchase information on recommended appliances.

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A specialized author in this field, Wilson presents detailed energy-and money-saving ideas in nine areas around the home--tightening up the house, heating, cooling, water heating, food storage ... Read full review

Contents

Saving Energy and Saving the Environment
1
Buttoning Up Your House
13
New Windows
37
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About the author (1996)

Alex Wilson is an avid canoeist and naturalist. He is the publisher of "Environmental Building News," John Hayes has spent years exploring the quiet waters of New England and New York." "Together Alex Wilson and John Hayes have written "Quiet Water" paddling guides for New Hampshire/Vermont, Massachusetts/Connecticut/Rhode Island, and Maine.

John Morrill has been Professor of British and Irish History at the University of Cambridge since 1998. He has also been a Fellow since 1975 and Vice master since 1994 of Selwyn College, Cambridge. His publications include The Nature of the English Revolution (1994), The British Problem 1534-1707
(1996), The Oxford Illustrated History of Tudor and Stuart Britain (1996), and Revolt in the Provinces (1998). He is also General Editor of The History of Britain, Ireland and the British Overseas on CD-ROM.

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