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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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.

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Lighting

Lighting

Traditional electrical lighting consumes almost 15 percent of household electricity on average, while using readily available alternative lighting technologies can reduce energy use by 50 to 75 percent.

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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.

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Daylighting for Homes

Daylighting for Homes

By reducing the need for electric light, daylighting can substantially lower home energy use. Since excessive daylighting can increase both heating and cooling loads, a balanced approach is needed which involves whole building design.

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Zero Energy, Infinite Appeal

Zero Energy, Infinite Appeal

This low maintenance house, built in Cannon Beach, Oregon, produces as much energy as it uses. This home incorporates a number of basic technologies in an innovative way to produce heat, hot water, and electricity.

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17 Things You Can Do To Green A New Building

17 Things You Can Do To Green A New Building

The single most important thing you can do to build green is to size the building appropriately. A small building uses less materials and energy.

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15 Things You Can Do To Green An Existing Home Or Building

15 Things You Can Do To Green An Existing Home Or Building

There are many simple things you can do to make your existing home or building more energy efficient.

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ENERGY SAVERS BOOKLET: Tips on Saving Energy and Money at Home

ENERGY SAVERS BOOKLET: Tips on Saving Energy and Money at Home

This guide shows you how easy it is to reduce your energy use at home. Easy, low cost and no cost tips on saving energy and money at home, from insulation to appliances.

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Greater Energy Efficiency: Energy Star Products for American Homes

Greater Energy Efficiency: Energy Star Products for American Homes

Purchasing energy-efficient products is an important opportunity for consumers to lower their home energy bills.

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Business and Organizations Can Save Energy this Winter with Help from EPA and Energy Star

Business and Organizations Can Save Energy this Winter with Help from EPA and Energy Star

Improving the energy efficiency of buildings and industrial facilities as winter approaches will not only save on utility bills, it will also prevent carbon dioxide emissions and improve the reliability of the nation's energy supply.

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Installing energy-efficient lighting is one of the simplest ways homeowners can begin to create a green home. Learn more about low voltage indoor and outdoor lighting for the home.

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