Winter Energy Saving Tips

Winter Energy Saving Tips

Eight easy and effective ways to save energy and money in your home this winter.

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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.

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Winter Energy Efficiency Tips

Winter Energy Efficiency Tips

This fact sheet contains tips on how to make your home more energy efficient this winter. Many of these tips are no-cost or low-cost ideas that are simple to implement in your home.

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Seal and Insulate with Energy Star

Seal and Insulate with Energy Star

One of the most cost effective ways to improve energy efficiency and add comfort to your home is to seal and insulate the 'envelope' of your home.

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Air Sealing: A Guide for Contractors to Share With Homeowners

Air Sealing: A Guide for Contractors to Share With Homeowners

This guide provides information for contractors and homeowners to identify ways to seal unwanted air leaks in the home while still maintaining healthy levels of ventilation.

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On the Path to Zero Energy Homes

On the Path to Zero Energy Homes

This brochure describes the Zero Energy Homes concept using a case study in Florida. Energy efficiency and solar energy technologies can result in zero net energy consumption from nonrenewable sources.

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Clean Energy Choices: Tips on Buying and Using Renewable Energy at Home

Clean Energy Choices: Tips on Buying and Using Renewable Energy at Home

This brochure provides information on how consumers can use renewable energy in and around the home.

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Duct Sealing

Duct Sealing

A duct system that is properly sealed and insulated can make your home more energy efficient, more comfortable, and safer.

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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.

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Building America Best Practices Series: Volume 3; Builders and Buyers Handbook for Improving New Home Efficiency, Comfort, and Durability in Cold and Very Cold Climates

Building America Best Practices Series: Volume 3; Builders and Buyers Handbook for Improving New Home Efficiency, Comfort, and Durability in Cold and Very Cold Climates

This best practices guide is part of a series produced by Building America to help builders large and small build high-quality, energy-efficient homes that achieve 30 percent energy savings in space conditioning and water heating in the cold and very cold climates. The savings are in comparison with the 1993 Model Energy Code.

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Home Performance with ENERGY STAR: Utility Bill Analysis on Homes Participating in Austin Energy's Program

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR: Utility Bill Analysis on Homes Participating in Austin Energy's Program

This research focuses on improving energy efficiency in existing homes via a whole-house approach. It specifically focuses on the benefits of Austin Energy's HPwES program, which offers a complete home energy analysis and a list of recommendations for efficiency improvements, along with cost estimates.

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Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes - Home Performance With Energy Star: Case Study Green Home Solutions by Grupe

Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes - Home Performance With Energy Star: Case Study Green Home Solutions by Grupe

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR, a national program from the EPA and DOE, promotes a comprehensive, whole-house approach to making energy-efficiency improvements. Download this case study to learn about the process and results of a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Retrofit.

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An energy audit is often the first step to creating a truly energy efficient home. Energy audits can be performed by professionals, but are increasingly done by homeowners with the assistance of auditing devices that operate 24/7 within the home.

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