About the Book ____________________________________________
"Energy Book" was written to help families understand the benefits of energy conservation and find ways to conserve energy. "Energy Book" provides home energy solutions designed to save money by reducing home energy consumption and , most importantly, makes energy use and conservation easy to understand for the average person.
"Energy Book" is divided into three parts: Part 1 - Energy; Part 2 - Energy Savings in the Home; Part 3 - Energy Savings Outside the Home. Part 2 is the heart of the book and is divided into energy users and energy savers. Readers will spend most of their time on this part of the book and personal transportation.
Additional subjects of "Energy Book" are water conservation and landscaping to save energy. Included in the book are appendices on where to find additional help and the EnergyBright Wealth Calculator.
Buying a fuel efficient automobile amounts to big savings!
No Cost Energy Savings Ideas
Turn water heater to 120ºF or "low"
Limit showers to 5 minutes
Dial down thermostat at night and when you leave the house, or install a programmable thermostat
Wash clothes in warm water rather than hot
Turn refrigerator to 38ºF and freezer to 5ºF
Always buy EnergyStar products
Low Cost Energy Savings Ideas
Install faucet aerators to cut water use
Replace 5 most used lights with CFLs
Plant a coniferous tree on the north side of the house and a deciduous tree on the west side, or SW side
Caulk & weather-strip all windows, doors and other openings (holes) in the exterior or house
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Refrigerators with a top or bottom freezer use 10-25% less energy than side-by-side models and units without an ice-maker and dispenser use 14-20% less energy.
Turn your hot water tank down to 120° or the "low" setting to avoid scalding accidents and save considerable energy.