The home energy diet [electronic resource] : how to save money by making your house energy-smart / Paul Scheckel.
- ISBN: 9781550923179 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
- ISBN: 155092317X (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 309 p.) : ill., maps.
- Publisher: Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, c2005.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Advance Praise; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; CHAPTER 1: Energy Literacy; CHAPTER 2: Electricity; CHAPTER 3: Appliance Energy Use; CHAPTER 4: Hot Water; CHAPTER 5: Heating and Air Conditioning; CHAPTER 6: The Envelope, Please; CHAPTER 7: Buying New Appliances; APPENDIX A: How Much Energy Do You Use?; APPENDIX B: Your Greenhouse Gas Profile; APPENDIX C: Appliance Use Chart; APPENDIX D: Heat-Load Calculations for Your House; Index;
|Summary, etc.:|| With rising energy costs, homeowners are beginning to examine the energy efficiency of their own homes, asking questions that range from where energy comes from and how much it costs, to how to choose new appliances and what options exist for renewable energy?The Home Energy Diet answers all these questions and more, while helping readers take control of their personal energy use and costs so they can save money, live more comfortably, and help the environment. Energy auditor Paul Scheckel first explores energy literacy, and then describes how your home uses - and loses - energy you pay for v.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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