Here you'll find strategies to help you save energy during the spring and summer when the weather is warm and you are trying to keep your…
Before you open up your wallet for a home energy auditor, try our do-it-yourself home energy audit tool on the web—The HOME ENERGY SAVER. Enter info about your house and get a customized list of energy savings recommendations. HES will help you ID measures that an auditor can explore for you in greater depth.
Here is the energy usage graph from our most recent electricity bill. The months are displayed with the most recent first, reading from left to right along the x axis. We finished the upgrades in October, so you can see that the months before our upgrades were higher overall.
by Elizabeth Spencer (Originally posted on Energy.gov.)…
Posted by Diane Chojnowski on April 25, 2016 at 6:29am
Choose energy efficient windows to reduce energy bills and improve the comfort of your home.
Windows, doors, and skylights—also known as fenestration—are significant components in a home's envelope. Ensuring they are as energy efficient as possible can save energy; reduce heating, cooling, and lighting costs; and improve the comfort of your home.
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Posted by Diane Chojnowski on April 11, 2016 at 6:00am
Advanced Power Strips (APS) look just like ordinary power strips, except that they have built-in features that are designed to reduce the amount of energy used by many consumer electronics. There are several different types of APSs on the market, but they all operate on the same basic principle of shutting o the supply power to devices that are not in use. By replacing your standard power strip with an APS, you can significantly cut the amount of electricity used by your home office and entertainment center devices, and save money on your electric bill.Continue
Posted by Diane Chojnowski on April 4, 2016 at 6:30am