The Resource Consumer guide to home energy savings: : save money, save the Earth, Jennifer Thorne Amann, Alex Wilson & Katie Ackerly, (ebook)

Consumer guide to home energy savings: : save money, save the Earth, Jennifer Thorne Amann, Alex Wilson & Katie Ackerly, (ebook)

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Consumer guide to home energy savings: : save money, save the Earth
Title
Consumer guide to home energy savings:
Title remainder
save money, save the Earth
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Thorne Amann, Alex Wilson & Katie Ackerly
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Language
eng
Summary
Increasing the energy efficiency of your home can save you money, help the environment, and enhance your comfort, but how do you decide which improvements are the most beneficial and cost-effective? Completely revised to incorporate the latest developments in green technology, The Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings is the definitive resource for consumers who want to better their home's performance while reducing their energy bills. Well-organized and highly readable, The Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings begins with an overview of the relationships between energy use, economics, and the environment. Updated and expanded chapters focus on specific aspects of any home, such as heating and cooling, ventilation, electronics, lighting, cooking, and laundry, and provide helpful explanations for each, including: Energy use characteristics Comparisons between available technologies Cost-effective repair and replacement options Step-by-step guidance for finding the right equipment This comprehensive resource is packed with tips on improving existing equipment and guidance for when and why to invest in new purchases, as well as a reminder to check local government and utilities for purchase or retrofit grants or incentives. It is a must-read for anyone concerned about reducing both their energy bills and their environmental impact. Jennifer Thorne Amann is the buildings program director at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Alex Wilson is the founder of BuildingGreen, Inc, executive editor of Environmental Building News, and author of Green Building Products and Your Green Home Katie Ackerly is a researcher at the Center for the Built Environment and a graduate student in architecture ate the University of California, Berkeley
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Amann, Jennifer Thorne
Dewey number
644
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1955-
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  • Wilson, Alex
  • Ackerly, Katie
  • hoopla digital
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  • Dwellings
  • Household appliances, Electric
  • Dwellings
  • Household appliances
  • Household appliances
Target audience
adult
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Consumer guide to home energy savings: : save money, save the Earth, Jennifer Thorne Amann, Alex Wilson & Katie Ackerly, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781550925203
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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MWT11861739
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remote
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11861739
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MWT11861739
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Consumer guide to home energy savings: : save money, save the Earth, Jennifer Thorne Amann, Alex Wilson & Katie Ackerly, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781550925203
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861739
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861739
System control number
MWT11861739
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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