A large portion of the energy for which the typical U.S. family pays is wasted, such as through poorly insulated windows a doors. By using a few inexpensive energy-efficient measures, you can reduce your energy bills by 10% to 50%, a at the same time, help reduce air pollution. The key is a whole-house energy efficiency plan. View your home as an energy system with interdependent parts. You may have a top-of-the-line, energy-efficient furnace, but if the ducts leak a are un-insulated, a your walls, attic, windows, a doors are un-insulated, your energy bills will remain high. Covers: insulation a weatherization; heating a cooling; water heating; windows; landscaping; lighting; appliances. Illustrations.If you use electricity to heat your home, consider installing an energy- efficient heat pump system. Heat pumps are the most efficient form of electric heating in moderate climates, providing three times more heating than the equivalent amountanbsp;...
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