Homemade Money: How to Save Energy and Dollars in Your Home
Rocky Mountain Institute, 1995 - Crafts & Hobbies - 258 pages
The Rocky Mountain Institute, the nation's most prominent energy think-tank, estimates that there are $50 billion dollars of energy bills to be saved annually in America. This book helps homeowners and renters sort through the bewildering array of new and old technology and explains how to save money and the environment.
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