Energy-Saving Tips for All Seasons

Energy-Saving Tips for All Seasons

You can save money and energy throughout the year with these energy saving ideas, while still maintaining your home's comfort level.

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Tips on Saving Money and Energy this Winter

Tips on Saving Money and Energy this Winter

With winter heating costs on the rise, it is important to make your home energy efficient this winter. Use these tips to help make your home warm and comfortable without spending more on energy bills.

Type: Fact Sheet




Cool-Energy Saving Tips

Cool-Energy Saving Tips

Save energy year round with these ideas on how to save energy 365 days of the year.

Type: Guide




Appliances

Appliances

Every appliance has two price tags: one for the actual price of the appliance and the other for the energy and water it costs to operate it.

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Identifying Cost-Effective Residential Energy Efficiency Opportunities for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative

Identifying Cost-Effective Residential Energy Efficiency Opportunities for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative

An updated analysis of the 2005 Energy Efficiency Potential Study completed by KEMA for the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC), which identifies potential energy efficiency opportunities in the residential sector on Kauai.

Type: Research




Northern Texas Builds Its First Zero Energy Home. Building America

Northern Texas Builds Its First Zero Energy Home. Building America

This fact sheet describes the first Zero Energy Home built in northern Texas. It describes the energy efficiency features and their advantages.

Type: Fact Sheet




Green Building Ideas

Green Building Ideas

This fact sheet from Build It Green outlines some basic concepts and ideas important to taking a "whole system" approach to green building.

Type: Fact Sheet




Green Home Building and Remodeling Resource Directory

Green Home Building and Remodeling Resource Directory

This directory features suppliers and installers for a variety of green products, identifies a number of firms with expertise in the design and construction of green buildings, and includes a variety of government agencies, non-profit organizations, and other entities with useful information and resources on green home building.

Type: Catalog




Field Evaluation of a Near Zero Energy Home in Oklahoma

Field Evaluation of a Near Zero Energy Home in Oklahoma

The authors evaluate a zero energy home built by Ideal Homes in Edmond, Oklahoma, that included an extensive package of energy-efficient technologies and a photovoltaic array for site electricity generation. The home was part of a Building America research project...

Type: Research




Energy Innovation: How Homes Become Green

Energy Innovation: How Homes Become Green

Download this easy to read one-page document to learn about sixteen steps homeowners can take to turn new construction and existing structures into green homes.

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Development of an Energy-Savings Calculation Methodology for Residential Miscellaneous Electric Loads

Development of an Energy-Savings Calculation Methodology for Residential Miscellaneous Electric Loads

In order to meet whole-house energy savings targets beyond 50 percent in residential buildings, it will be essential that new technologies and systems approaches be developed to address miscellaneous electric loads (MELs).

Type: Research




Method for Evaluating Energy Use of Dishwashers, Clothes Washers, and Clothes Dryers

Method for Evaluating Energy Use of Dishwashers, Clothes Washers, and Clothes Dryers

Building America teams are researching opportunities to improve energy efficiency for more challenging end-uses, such as lighting, appliances and miscellaneous electric loads, which are all heavily dependent on occupant behavior and product choices. As modern appliances become more sophisticated the...

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