Energy Efficient Homes for Dummies

Energy Efficient Homes for Dummies

Synopsis

Save money with hands-on, smart household energy solutions!Want to make eco-friendly changes in your house that will save energy? This practical guide is packed with tips and projects for increasing your home's energy efficiency while reducing costs and cutting down on waste and pollution. You'll see how to put together your own energy action plan based on your needs — and make your lifestyle more comfortable and enjoyable.

  • Learn from an energy expert — the author draws on his extensive experience to provide the best, most effective solutions
  • Evaluate your energy usage — perform a home energy audit and identify the areas that need improvement
  • Reduce inefficiencies inside and out — banish contaminants, seal and insulate your home, get more from your heating and air conditioning, fix leaks, and more
  • Cut costs in every room — use the right lights and switches, stop wasting water, and lessen the load on appliances

Open the book and find:

  • Explanations of energy costs
  • Advice on changing your consumption habits
  • Instructions for calculating your carbon footprint
  • The ten best efficiency investments
  • Tips for financing energy improvements
  • The pros and cons of different energy alternatives
  • Top solar investments
  • The most efficient ways to reduce waste

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Chapters

  • Chapter 001
    Duration: 08min
  • Chapter 002
    Duration: 09min
  • Chapter 003
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  • Chapter 004
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  • Chapter 005
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  • Chapter 006
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  • Chapter 007
    Duration: 07min
  • Chapter 008
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  • Chapter 009
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  • Chapter 010
    Duration: 06min
  • Chapter 011
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  • Chapter 012
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  • Chapter 013
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  • Chapter 014
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  • Chapter 015
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  • Chapter 016
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  • Chapter 017
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  • Chapter 018
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  • Chapter 019
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  • Chapter 020
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  • Chapter 021
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  • Chapter 022
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  • Chapter 023
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  • Chapter 024
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  • Chapter 025
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