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Home Energy Saver  

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What's New at the Home Energy Saver What's New at the Home Energy Saver Home Energy Saver 2.0! We have relaunched the Home Energy Saver. Enjoy the new-and-improved user interface, major data updates, and a ten-times improvement in run time. Keep your eyes open for new features in the coming months. We're on cloud 9(99999999): We have migrated all HES infrastructure to a cloud computing platform, which provides virtually perfect reliability, scalability, and improved performance. Runtime cut 90%. Thanks to our crack programmers, the 40-second runtimes that HES users may have become (somewhat) used to, have been slashed to about 4 seconds. 6 million and counting. The 6-millionth person visited HES in January 2010. Home Energy Saver Pro: We have created a new version of Home Energy Saver for building professionals: HESpro. It currently has limited functionality,

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Home Energy Saver  

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Questions and Answers about the Home Energy Saver Questions and Answers about the Home Energy Saver What is the Home Energy Saver? Home Energy Saver is a Web site for homeowners and renters who want to reduce their energy bills. This home energy information resource employs advanced simulation software with an easy-to-use interface that tells the user how much money he or she spends on the house's energy bills, and how much he or she could save by installing energy-efficient measures and technology. Home Energy Saver is the first site of its kind on the Internet. The site also provides links to many other Web sites to help make these improvements happen, and an email link to experts at the Department of Energy who can answer home energy-related questions. What is the Web site address? http://HES.lbl.gov

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Home Energy Saver  

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Media Coverage and Other References to the Home Energy Saver Media Coverage and Other References to the Home Energy Saver Following are examples of the media coverage being received by the Home Energy Saver (HES). A large number of organizations and blogs link to the Home Energy Saver from their web sites. These include media companies, consumer-oriented web sites, energy utilities, state energy offices, educational institutions, and energy consulting firms. Print and Other Media MSN Real Estate - February Home-Maintenance Checklist, February 3, 2012 [PDF] GreenBuildingAdvisor.com - Weighing the Merits of Spray-Foam Insulation, January 23, 2012 [PDF] Bing - The Sun Rises on Solar Power, January 19, 2012 [PDF] Mother Nature Network - How to Save Energy at Home, January 17, 2012 [PDF] Case Remodeling - 10 Green Analysis Online Tools and Job

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Home Energy Saver  

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Mission Statement Mission Statement This page describes the overall mission of the Home Energy Saver project as well as ways in which private sector software developers and others can tap our content and calculation engine. Mission The Home Energy Saver web site (HES, http://HomeEnergySaver.lbl.gov) is an interactive do-it-yourself home energy assessment tool, combined with extensive decision-support content. Its aims are support national initiatives to increase consumer interest in energy efficiency and to foster market activities that capture those opportunities. The site is developed and maintained by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with sponsorship from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and others. HES supports the federal energy mission by helping to build national

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Home Energy Saver  

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Saver(tm) (HES) empowers homeowners and renters to save Saver(tm) (HES) empowers homeowners and renters to save money, live better, and help the earth by reducing energy use in their homes. HES recommends energy-saving upgrades that are appropriate to the home and make sense for the home's climate and local energy prices. The money invested in these upgrades commonly earns "interest" in the form of energy bill savings, at an annual rate of 20% or more (see examples). HES also estimates the home's carbon footprint and shows how much it can be reduced. For professional users, we also offer HESpro and teachers and students can check out Energized Learning. The upgrades recommended by HES offer other benefits as well. Depending on the type of improvement made, the home can achieve better comfort (warmer

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Home Energy Saver  

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FAQs FAQs Most answers to questions about home energy use depend heavily on details for the specific home in question - the climate where the home is located, it's energy usage patterns, home size, configuration and features. For this reason, we can give general guidance here, but for a more definitive answer use the Home Energy Saver. Not finding what you need here? Try DOE's Information Center. General How can I save energy in my second home, which is unoccupied a large part of the year? What's the most common mistake people make in trying to save energy around the house? We don't own a home; we rent an apartment. What can we do? We have an older house. Which should we do first: insulate or replace the furnace? My neighbor's bills are much lower than mine, even though they have

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Home Energy Saver  

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Watt about Water? Watt about Water? Water uses energy. Energy uses water. The "water-energy nexus" - as it has come to be known - is one of the emerging hot topics when it comes to making homes greener and more resource-efficient. The Home Energy Saver does not currently provide recommendations for reducing water use, but it does help you understand where your water is currently going (see the Appliances drill-down report from the Compare > Summary page). The material on this page provides some more background and resources for you to keep in mind. Water uses energy The most tangible link is that when your water is heated, every drop contains a hidden "drop" of energy. Saving hot water translates directly into water-heating energy savings. Such savings are available at hot water

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Home Energy Saver  

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Work-Arounds Work-Arounds While the Home Energy Saver is the most comprehensive home energy model available on the web, there are inevitably specific systems or features that we have not yet explicitly incorporated. In some cases, there are reasonable work-arounds that the user can use to approximate the energy use of such features or systems. For example: Evaporative Cooling: HES Does not model Evaporative coolers. However, you can specify an appropriately high SEER (e.g. 22) in the air conditioning description to approximate the relatively low energy use of evaporative coolers. Note that this method will not yield any information about the water consumption by evaporative coolers, which also has a cost and other implications. Extended Vacations: HES does not explicitly allow you to specify

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Home Energy Saver  

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Lowest-Hanging Fruit Lowest-Hanging Fruit Get the Weekly Energy Saving Tip widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info) The analysis you've done in the Home Energy Saver is a great beginning, but not the end of your quest. You now know where you stand and how much you can improve. Time to get started. In the following links you will find dozens of no-cost tips for things you can do to start saving energy immediately, many of which can be done without even opening your wallet! Air Leaks Home office electronics Lighting Heating & cooling Water heating Windows Making it Happen Roadmap to Results Seasons of Life The Lowest-Hanging Fruit Investing for Profit and Comfort Creating Successful Projects Financial Incentives Watt About Water? Choosing a Good Contractor

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Home Energy Saver for Consumers  

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Home Energy Saver for Consumers Home Energy Saver for Consumers The Home Energy Saver(tm) (HES) empowers homeowners and renters to save money, live better, and help the earth by reducing energy use in their homes. HES recommends energy-saving upgrades that are appropriate to the home and make sense for the home's climate and local energy prices. The money invested in these upgrades commonly earns "interest" in the form of energy bill savings, at an annual rate of 20% or more. Depending on the type of improvement made, the home can achieve better comfort (warmer in winter, cooler in summer), fewer drafts, lower maintenance costs, and improved security and fire safety-all of which improve life and increase the home's value. HES computes a home's energy use on-line in a matter of seconds based on

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Home Energy Saver | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Home Energy Saver Home Energy Saver Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Home Energy Saver Agency/Company /Organization: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings - Residential Phase: Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed Topics: Opportunity Assessment & Screening Resource Type: Online calculator User Interface: Website Website: hes.lbl.gov/consumer/ OpenEI Keyword(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Tools Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/home-energy-saver Language: English Policies: Deployment Programs DeploymentPrograms: Technical Assistance References: Home Energy Saver[1] Quickly compute a home's energy use for all end uses, including heating, cooling, water heating, appliances, and lighting; get recommended

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Home Energy Saver  

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Polls Polls Poll questions What kind of energy improvements have you done on your home? If you have a ceiling fan, how many hours per day do you use it? (average summer and winter) Have you tried LED lights in your home? What is your experience using spray foam insulation? How often do you use a home clothesdryer (rather than air drying)? Do you think your home's energy efficiency influences its resale value? More ... Poll questions What kind of energy improvements have you done on your home? If you have a ceiling fan, how many hours per day do you use it? (average summer and winter) Have you tried LED lights in your home? What is your experience using spray foam insulation? How often do you use a home clothesdryer (rather than air drying)? Do you think your home's energy efficiency influences its resale value?

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Home Energy Saver  

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Readings Readings No-Regrets Remodeling Selected excerpts from the book DIY from Home Energy magazine Roofs: Snowy and icy indicators of wasted money. Benchmarking: Compare a home's energy usage to that of similar homes. Air Sealing: Frozen pipe dilemnas. Refrigeration: Eight year olds burn a lot of energy. Walls and Windows: Sealing up a home's leaks. Energy Myths: Special web preview from Home Energy magazine Sept./Oct. 2001. Optimizing Your Ceiling Fan: Be more comfortable and save energy. Better Breathing: How to avoid mold, mildew, and that cave-like feeling. Beware the Closed Bedroom Door: It seems like such a simple act, but carbon monixde poisoning, smoke, and mold may follow. Sucking in Health Hazards: Does a house smell like a sewer? Energy Efficient Lighting: Can homes save money with compact

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Home Energy Saver  

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Hidden Cost of Home Energy Use Hidden Cost of Home Energy Use By improving your home's energy efficiency, you can profit in three ways: save money, improve your life, and help the earth, and making your home safer and more comfortable. Annual Carbon Dioxide Emissions from the Average House vs. the Average Car: Each year the average house releases over twice as much greenhouse gases as the typical car. House: 22,000 lbs/CO2 Car: 10,000 lbs/CO2 Many people believe that their car is the largest single source of air pollution for which they are personally responsible. But in fact, the average home causes the emission of more than twice as much carbon dioxide-the principal greenhouse gas-as the average car. This is because most of the energy consumed in our homes is produced by burning fossil fuels like coal, oil, and natural gas. This pollution is actually a

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Home Energy Saver  

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Seasons of Life Seasons of Life Changes in life mean changes in energy use, and opportunities to use that energy more efficiently. Looking for a rental: Just because you don't own a home doesn't mean you can't expect it to be efficient. Ask your prospective landlord what the energy costs are, and find out which forms of energy you pay for. Ask if any energy-efficiency upgrades are planned. A "free" appliance provided by your landlord may not be such a good deal if energy use is high. Use the appliances wisely: Manage your thermostat well Pay attention to dishwasher, clothes washer, and water heater settings.Meanwhile, lights, computers, televisions, and other devices you own and bring into the home are important energy users - shop wisely when you buy them. Home purchase: For most of us, buying a home is our greatest investment,

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Home Energy Saver  

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No-Regrets Remodeling No-Regrets Remodeling Excerpts from No-Regrets Remodeling by the people at Home Energy magazine. Note: This book was published in 1997. While most of the information is timeless, some items may be out-dated. Your Kitchen Cooking Appliances Electric or Gas Kitchen Ranges? Refrigerators Your Home Office Home Office Equipment Power Ratings of Office Equipment Your Heating Heating: General Home Performance Contractors Oil System Upgrades Combined (Indirect) Hot Water & Heating Systems Combined (Integrated) Space & Water Heating The Thermostat is in Control Time for an Energy Switch? Your Cooling Tips for Buying a New Air Conditioner Cool Roofs for Hot Climates Evaporative Cooler Tips Ventilation, Ducts, Moisture, and Air Leakage Common Air Leakage Sites in the Home

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Home Energy Saver  

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User's Guide User's Guide 5 STEPS TO SAVINGS & SUSTAINABILITY: Begin by entering your zip code or previous session number to see a typical home's baseline energy use and potential savings. Provide more information to estimate energy cost, consumption, and greenhouse-gas emissions for a specific home and to receive a detailed list of savings recommendations. Visit the Learn area for information to help implement the recommendations. See typical energy use in a specific zip code Describe a home Compare current use with potential savings View recommended energy saving actions Learn about measuring & reducing energy use Input your zip code or existing session ID. Once you've entered the information and selected "Go", you will receive a breakdown of the energy

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Home Energy Saver  

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Profitability of Energy Efficiency Upgrades Profitability of Energy Efficiency Upgrades Application of these 10 energy efficiency measures in a typical home yields nearly $600 in annual bill savings, and an impressive 16% overall return on investment. Diagram providing a representative view of the high profitability of energy efficiency upgrades This diagram provides a representative view of the high profitability of energy efficiency upgrades. Note that the home evaluated here is located in an average U.S. climate and has a heat pump, electric water heater, clothes washer, clothes dryer, and dishwasher. The example cost-effectively surpasses the 30% savings target for existing homes under PATH (The Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing). In fact, all of these measures yield a higher return on investment than an

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Home Energy Saver  

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Saver is a government-funded website developed by Lawrence Saver is a government-funded website developed by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. As such, we are unable to recommend or endorse specific products or service providers. However, the links below will help you find the answers you need. Before proceeding, have you tried our Frequently Asked Questions page? If your don't find your answer there, try these options: Help using this site - Visit our User-guide Known Issues Reopened an old session, reran it, and the results changed - This is likely because we fixed a bug or updated our default values since the time of your original run. Historical changes to the site are logged here. Work-arounds - we offer tips for modeling features or systems that we don't explicitly cover. Run errors - Input combinations that are known to cause errors

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Home Energy Saver  

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Tools of the Trade Tools of the Trade Clockwise: IR thermograph, IR camera, Air flow measurement, Blower door, Combustion test for water heater A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a professional energy audit or verifying that construction has been done correctly. Infrared cameras can "see" heat loss and find hidden energy savings opportunities. PFT tests or blower door tests measure a homes air leakage and tell you when sealing has been successful. Combustion monitoring equipment and indoor-air pollution detectors ensure that a heating system is not only efficient but also not dumping dangerous pollutants into the home. All of these practices should be conducted with a

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Home Energy Saver  

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Roadmap to Results Roadmap to Results Ease into the process of making your home more efficient. If you're new to this, or you're on a very tight budget, start with the lowest-hanging fruit like double-checking your water heater's temperature setting. The next easy steps are simple things that will fit into your shopping basket: maybe a few compact fluorescent lamps or a roll of weatherstripping. When it's time to replace that old fridge, or other appliances, take time to shop smart. At a minimum, look for the ENERGY STAR rating. There are detailed lists of products that will take you even farther. Remember: you're not simply spending money, you're investing for profit and comfort. Redoing your kitchen? New roof? Finally adding that in-law unit? Creating successful projects can take some work. Take the time to find a home

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Home Energy Saver  

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Choosing a Good Contractor Choosing a Good Contractor If your project goes much beyond replacing lights and a few appliances, you would probably benefit from using a home performance contractor. The book No-Regrets Remodeling provides a good definition if this emerging specialty: Because the whole-house, or systems, approach to homes is a fairly new concept, not everyone in the building trades is familiar with it. And it goes against traditional building practice, which is based on specialty trades. You probably already know how that goes: a different contractor for every task. And none of them has any idea what the other is doing. This is changing with the emergence of the home performance contractor, a person trained and equipped to test homes to see where problems exist. These

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Home Energy Saver  

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Investing for Profit and Comfort Investing for Profit and Comfort After working on no-cost changes, it's time to focus on how and when to get deeper improvements in efficiency. When buying or replacing an appliance or other energy-using equipment, you have a great opportunity to save. Early replacement can even make sense in some cases, but requires careful analysis. The Federal Trade Commission labels all major appliances, which can help you shop more wisely. To help consumers shop smarter still, the ENERGY STAR program labels identify products that are in roughly the top 25% of efficiency in their class - get the lists. The Consortium for Energy Efficiency defines an even higher bar - get the lists. DOE provides handy tips for things labels and features to look for. If you are going beyond harvesting the lowest-hanging fruit and replacing

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Home Energy Saver  

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Team Team Founder and Project Leader - Evan Mills CORE TEAM Senior Engineer: Strategy and Deployment - Norm Bourassa Senior Engineer: Energy and Modeling - Leo Rainer Technical and Policy Advisor - Rich Brown Energy Analysis and Simulation Validation Advisor - Danny Parker Research and User Support - Greg Homan Usability - Kath Straub User Interface Programming - Sondra Jarvis Graphic Design and Art Direction - Anthony Ma, Eyespeak, and Karen Fojas Lee Project Manager - Chris Havstad CONTRIBUTORS Modeling Heating/cooling simulation - Jeff Warner Miscellaneous equipment - Marla Sanchez Water heating - Jim Lutz Ducts - Iain Walker Electricity tariffs - Chris Bolduc, Richard White, Katie Coughlin Data Weather data - Joe Huang, Steve Konopacki, Robin Mitchell Zip-code-to-weather-tape correlation - Jesse Cohen

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Home Energy Saver  

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Glossary Glossary Heating, Ventilation and Cooling Terminology System Capacity System capacity is a measurement of the total amount of heat or cooling the furnace, heat pump or air conditioner can produce in one hour. This amount is reported in Btu/hr on the nameplate of the equipment. Btu Btu, short for British Thermal Unit is a unit of heat energy. One Btu is the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water 1°F. To get a rough idea of how much heat energy this is, the heat given off by burning one wooden kitchen match is approximately one Btu. AFUE The AFUE, or Annualized Fuel Utilization Efficiency, is the ratio of the total useful heat the gas furnace delivers to the house to the heat value of the fuel it consumes. Heat Pump A heat pump is basically an air conditioner with a reversible valve

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#AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Energy Audits AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits January 24, 2014 - 5:48pm Addthis A home energy audit is the first step to improving your home's energy efficiency. Making energy...

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Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits August 15, 2013 - 3:19pm Addthis New Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. New Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? A home energy audit is the first step to saving energy and money.

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Energy Savers: Fireplaces | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Savers: Fireplaces Energy Savers: Fireplaces Saving energy in fireplace use Energy Savers: Fireplaces More Documents & Publications Energy Saver 101: Home Heating Energy Saver...

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#AskEnergySaver: Home Heating | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

your AskEnergySaver questions on home heating. | Image courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Allison Lantero Allison Lantero Digital Content Specialist, Office of...

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Energy Saver 101: Home Heating | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Saver 101: Home Heating Energy Saver 101: Home Heating Energy Saver 101: Home Heating Space heating is likely the largest energy expense in your home, accounting for about 45 percent of the average American family's energy bills. That means making smart decisions about your home's heating system can have a big impact on your energy bills. Our Energy Saver 101 infographic lays out everything you need to know about home heating -- from how heating systems work and the different types on the market to what to look for when replacing your system and proper maintenance. Download individual sections of the infographic or a high resolution version now. homeHeating.pdf homeHeating_slide-01.png homeHeating_slide-02.png homeHeating_slide-03.png homeHeating_slide-04.png homeHeating_slide-05.png

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Energy Saver Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home ...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Saver Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home Energy Saver Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home July 28, 2014 - 9:16am Addthis Energy Saver Guide: Tips on...

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Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Heating | Department of Energy  

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Saver 101 Infographic: Home Heating Saver 101 Infographic: Home Heating Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Heating December 16, 2013 - 10:48am Addthis Our new Energy Saver 101 infographic lays out everything you need to know about home heating -- from how heating systems work and the different types on the market to what to look for when replacing your system and proper maintenance. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Our new Energy Saver 101 infographic lays out everything you need to know about home heating -- from how heating systems work and the different types on the market to what to look for when replacing your system and proper maintenance. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka

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Energy Saver 101: Home Heating | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

You are here You are here Home » Energy Saver 101: Home Heating Energy Saver 101: Home Heating Space heating is likely the largest energy expense in your home, accounting for about 45 percent of the average American family's energy bills. That means making smart decisions about your home's heating system can have a big impact on your energy bills. Our Energy Saver 101 infographic lays out everything you need to know about home heating -- from how heating systems work and the different types on the market to what to look for when replacing your system and proper maintenance. Download individual sections of the infographic or a high resolution version now. homeHeating.pdf homeHeating_slide-01.png homeHeating_slide-02.png homeHeating_slide-03.png homeHeating_slide-04.png homeHeating_slide-05.png

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Home Energy Saver: Reporting Issues  

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Reporting Issues Reporting Issues Thank you for reporting your issue. We will log your query and tend to it at the earliest opportunity, but may not be able to respond personally to every question. Please use this form below only to report problems or errors on this website. If you have suggestions for new features, etc., we will be best able to respond to those if you log them here. For general questions about energy efficiency. Please visit this site. If you are commenting on a particular page, please include the URL or file name of that page. If you are reporting an error in the calculator, please include the session number, (assuming you got that far) so that we can reconstruct your data. You might also consider saving the last page you submitted (save as source) for later reference. Your aid in reporting problems is invaluable.

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Validation of the Home Energy Saver Energy Calculation Methodology: Using  

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Validation of the Home Energy Saver Energy Calculation Methodology: Using Validation of the Home Energy Saver Energy Calculation Methodology: Using Empirical Data to Improve Simulation Speaker(s): Danny Parker Date: August 6, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Evan Mills The Home Energy Saver (HES) suite - developed by EETD researchers - offers popular online simulation tools that enable U.S. homeowners and energy professionals to rigorously evaluate home energy use and develop recommendations on how energy can be saved across all end uses. The underlying analytical system is also available as a web service to power third-party energy analysis tools. Given the system's diverse uses, it is important that the simulation is robust and accurate. While the HES engineering methods are extensively documented and subjected to peer

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Home Energy Saver Website Leads the Way to Savingstown | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Saver Website Leads the Way to Savingstown Energy Saver Website Leads the Way to Savingstown Home Energy Saver Website Leads the Way to Savingstown November 28, 2012 - 11:18am Addthis Visit the Home Energy Saver website to learn energy-saving specifics about your home. Visit the Home Energy Saver website to learn energy-saving specifics about your home. Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? The Home Energy Saver website pinpoints the inefficient aspects of your home and makes recommendations that could save you hundreds of dollars. Energy Saver Blog readers interested in saving energy in their homes and starting to take back some of the hard cash they're spending on power should check out this website called Home Energy Saver.

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Energy Savers Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Savers Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home Energy Savers Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home Energy Savers Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home November 19, 2013 - 9:16am Addthis Energy Savers Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home Energy Savers provides homeowners with tips for saving money and energy at home and on the road. By following just a few of the simple tips here in the Energy Savers guide section of the website, you can make your home more comfortable and easier to heat and cool -- while you save money. We bring you the latest information on energy-saving, efficient technologies. We even give tips for using clean, renewable energy to power your home. Right in your own home, you have the power to save money and energy. Saving energy reduces our nation's overall demand for resources needed to make

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Home Energy Saver Web Site Documentation Version 1.2  

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Saver Web Site Documentation Version 1.2 Saver Web Site Documentation Version 1.2 LBNL-51938 Documentation of Calculation Methodology, Input Data, and Infrastructure for the Home Energy Saver Web Site Margaret J. Pinckard, Richard E. Brown, Evan Mills, James D. Lutz, Mithra M. Moezzi, Celina Atkinson, Chris Bolduc, Gregory K. Homan, Katie Coughlin VERSION 1.2 July 2005 Energy Analysis Department Environmental Energy Technologies Division Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory University of California Berkeley, CA 94720 USA This work was supported by the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Office of Building Technology, State, and Community Programs of the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-

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Home Energy Saver: Comparing Your Results to Your Utility Bill  

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Comparing The Results to The Home's Utility Bill Comparing The Results to The Home's Utility Bill Energy use varies widely, even among seemingly identical homes! This is because of differences in house design, appliances, lifestyles, and comfort requirements. If your Home Energy Saver results differ from your actual energy bills, be sure to first check that all your input values agree with how your home is actually designed and operated. If the total cost differs but energy use is the same, keep in mind that we use a single price for energy, while many utilities use complicated "tariff structures", where the price varies by the time of year and/or day, your level of consumption, or other factors. Any remaining differences are probably due to one or more of the factors below. After reviewing these factors, you may want to modify

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Financing Home Energy and Renewable Energy Improvements with FHA PowerSaver Loans (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This fact sheet is a revision to the PowerSaver Loan Benefits fact sheet from April 2014. It describes how the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) PowerSaver Loan Program offers borrowers low-cost FHA-insured loans to make energy-saving improvements to their homes.

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We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

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Saver » Energy Saver Blog Saver » Energy Saver Blog Energy Saver Blog RSS January 16, 2014 We're launching a new series, #AskEnergySaver, to give you access to the Energy Department's home energy efficiency experts. This month, we're answering your questions about home energy audits. | Graphic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. #AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Energy-Saving Questions Have questions about ways to save energy at home? Now's your chance to ask the experts at the Energy Department! January 15, 2014 Simple weatherization actions can help keep your home warm. Efficiently Recovering from the "Polar Vortex" Make sure that your home holds up in the cold this winter. January 8, 2014 Read the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide to inform your new car purchase this year. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Thomas_EyeDesign

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#AskEnergySaver: Home Heating | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

on how ventilation and air leakage impact a home's energy use. 1. How can I recover my loss heat from my furnace exhaust? -- from @DezGardner007 on Twitter IW: The simplest way...

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#AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Heating Questions | Department...  

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Us Now Addthis Now's your chance to ask Energy Department experts your questions about saving energy at home. This month, we're answering your questions about home heating. |...

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#AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Heating Questions | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

month, we're answering your questions about home heating. | Graphic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Allison Lantero Allison Lantero Digital Content Specialist, Office of...

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Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Heating | Department of Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

lays out everything you need to know about home heating -- from how heating systems work and the different types on the market to what to look for when replacing your...

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Advanced Residential Envelopes for Two Pair of Energy-Saver Homes  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Four homes are under construction in the Tennessee Valley to showcase homes that are at least 50% energy savers as compared to homes built to local code. Schaad Companies LLC, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Barber McMurry Architects (BMA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) intend to transform new and existing buildings into affordable, durable and efficient housing. All formed a private- and federal-sector consortium herein called the Zero Energy Building Research Alliance (ZEBRA). The consortium is about to evaluate the market viability for making two pairs of homes 50 percent more energy efficient than homes of similar size and style. Achieving the goal requires the most advanced building technology, products and techniques available. The homes are located on adjacent cul-de-sacs and are unoccupied for the duration of a two-year field study, thereby eliminating the confounding issue of occupancy habits.

Miller, William A [ORNL] [ORNL; Karagiozis, Achilles N [ORNL] [ORNL; Kosny, Jan [ORNL] [ORNL; Shrestha, Som S [ORNL] [ORNL; Christian, Jeffrey E [ORNL] [ORNL; Kohler, Christian [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)] [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL); Dinse, David [Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)] [Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

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#AskEnergySaver: Home Water Heating | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

electric systems, like solar electric and onsite wind power, have substantial energy loss when converting electricity to heat. With solar thermal water heating, there are a...

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Energy Saver Website Contact  

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This form is used to submit comments, report problems, and/or ask questions about information on the Energy Saver website.

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Navigating the New EnergySaver.gov | Department of Energy  

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Navigating the New EnergySaver.gov Navigating the New EnergySaver.gov Navigating the New EnergySaver.gov September 10, 2012 - 2:16pm Q&A What do you think about the new EnergySaver.gov? Ask Us Addthis This video shows you how to navigate the new EnergySaver.gov. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? We have updated Energy Saver's design to make it easier to find your favorite energy-saving tips and advice. A new Energy Saver feature -- Savings Projects -- include step-by-step instructions on ways to make home energy efficiency improvements. For regular readers of Energy Savers, you might have noticed something different when you visited the site today. Not only does it have an updated name and design, it also has a new feature to help you take practical

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Navigating the New EnergySaver.gov | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Navigating the New EnergySaver.gov Navigating the New EnergySaver.gov Navigating the New EnergySaver.gov September 10, 2012 - 2:16pm Q&A What do you think about the new EnergySaver.gov? Ask Us Addthis This video shows you how to navigate the new EnergySaver.gov. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? We have updated Energy Saver's design to make it easier to find your favorite energy-saving tips and advice. A new Energy Saver feature -- Savings Projects -- include step-by-step instructions on ways to make home energy efficiency improvements. For regular readers of Energy Savers, you might have noticed something different when you visited the site today. Not only does it have an updated name and design, it also has a new feature to help you take practical

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

4, 2010 4, 2010 How Do You Reduce the Time You Spend Idling? Tell us how you reduce the time you spend idling? November 2, 2010 Schools Move Forward with Idle Reduction Various Clean Cities coalitions, supported by EERE's Vehicle Technologies Program, have stepped up to reduce idling at schools. November 1, 2010 Time to Talk about Home Energy Assessments Again! Check out Energy Saver information on professional and do-it-yourself home energy audits. October 29, 2010 This Month on Energy Savers: October 2010 It's been a busy Energy Awareness Month at Energy Saver, and we thought it would be useful to cover some of the highlights. October 28, 2010 How Do You Save Energy in the Kitchen? Tell us how you save energy in the kitchen. October 25, 2010 Secretary Chu Gets His Green On

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 11, 2012 September 11, 2012 The Energy Department's home energy efficiency experts David Lee and Sam Rashkin will be answering your questions on ways to save energy and money at home. | Image courtesy of Sarah Gerrity. #askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with Home Energy Efficiency Experts On Thursday, we are answering your questions about ways to save energy and money at home. September 10, 2012 Navigating the New EnergySaver.gov Showing you how to find your favorite energy-saving tips and advice. September 10, 2012 By taking simple steps to improve your home's energy efficiency, you can save up to 30 percent on your energy bill. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity. The New EnergySaver.gov -- Save Money by Saving Energy!

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 22, 2013 August 22, 2013 By taking energy savings into account when you move in this year, you can put some money back in your pocket. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/ArtBoyMB Energy Savings 101: No Prerequisite Required Save energy when you head back to school this year. August 15, 2013 New Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits The first step to saving energy and money is a home energy audit. August 15, 2013 Simply changing settings on your washer and dryer can save energy and money. | Photo courtesy of Bethany Sparn, NREL 25545

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This Month on Energy Savers: October 2010 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

0 0 This Month on Energy Savers: October 2010 October 29, 2010 - 9:30am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL It's been a busy Energy Awareness Month at Energy Savers, and we thought it would be useful to cover some of the highlights from EnergySavers.gov. What's New on Energy Savers You may have noticed that the Energy Savers site has a new look. This is just the first step in some big changes for Energy Savers this year, so be sure to visit the site often-and send us your feedback! We've added info on Cool Roofs. Check it out to learn how a cool roof on your home could save you energy and money. Fact sheets on various energy-saving topics are now available, and more are on the way. Check the publications page for these fact sheets. If you need print materials, print them out and share them with your friends

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Energy Saver 101: Water Heating Infographic | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Saver 101: Water Heating Infographic Energy Saver 101: Water Heating Infographic Looking for ways to save money on water heating? Energy Saver 101: Water Heating infographic...

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 6, 2010 April 6, 2010 Composting with My Wiggly Friends - or, The Great Escape That Never Happened One family's experience with composting. April 5, 2010 Connect with EERE and Energy Savers on Facebook With the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 less than three weeks away, now's an especially good time to connect with Energy Savers and EERE on Facebook. April 1, 2010 What Improvements Did You Make After a Home Energy Assessment? Share your thoughts with us. March 30, 2010 Everything You Need to Know about Home Energy Assessments Major projects are productive, and renewables are cool, but energy assessments can help identify lots of small ways to reduce your energy bills and improve the efficiency of your home. March 29, 2010 Energy Tax Credits: Secretary Chu is Spreading the Word, and You Should,

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 28, 2012 March 28, 2012 Energy-Efficient...Parenting?!? When you hear the words "energy" and "parenting" in the same sentence, the first thing you may think of is parents' own energy. March 21, 2012 Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off One man jubilantly welcomes the spring and recounts the energy efficient choices he and his roommate made the previous winter. March 19, 2012 March Madness: Slam Dunk Energy Efficiency Keep in mind the importance of sparing the real madness by working toward a sustainable energy future. March 16, 2012 Energy Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site For years, many of you have found energy-saving tips about how to save money and energy at home, in your vehicle, and at work on our EnergySavers desktop site.

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This Month on Energy Savers: June 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

This Month on Energy Savers: June 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: June 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: June 2011 June 30, 2011 - 6:30pm Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL Can you believe it's already almost the Fourth of July? It feels like summer is just getting started! Before you take off for a weekend of sun, fun, fireworks, and barbecue, check out what happened in June on Energy Savers. New or Notable on Energy Savers You can light your home using the same amount of light for less money. Check out the lighting choices to save you money. Now that summer is in full swing, you may be struggling to stay cool without spending a bundle on your energy costs. Be sure to check out Stay Cool, Save Money for some ideas. On the Blog, In Case You Missed It...This Month Going for the Gold (Computer), Again

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This Month on Energy Savers: June 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

This Month on Energy Savers: June 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: June 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: June 2011 June 30, 2011 - 6:30pm Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL Can you believe it's already almost the Fourth of July? It feels like summer is just getting started! Before you take off for a weekend of sun, fun, fireworks, and barbecue, check out what happened in June on Energy Savers. New or Notable on Energy Savers You can light your home using the same amount of light for less money. Check out the lighting choices to save you money. Now that summer is in full swing, you may be struggling to stay cool without spending a bundle on your energy costs. Be sure to check out Stay Cool, Save Money for some ideas. On the Blog, In Case You Missed It...This Month Going for the Gold (Computer), Again

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

1, 2011 1, 2011 "Saving Money by Saving Energy" Goes National The Energy Department and the Ad Council launched a national education campaign to help consumers save money on utility bills. July 31, 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: July 2011 Check out the recap of what happened on Energy Savers in July! July 28, 2011 How Will You Shop for Your Next Vehicle? Are you starting to research vehicles, and if so, what tools are you using to help you make a decision? July 25, 2011 Find the Right Solution for You with Tools from the AFDC With our current car making all sorts of "interesting" noises, my husband and I have been thinking long and hard about the type of vehicle to purchase in the near future. July 21, 2011 How Are You Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer?

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Appliance Manufacturers ( AHAM). 1996. Energy Efficiency and1998. Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM).2003. AHAM Fact Book 2003. Biermayer, Peter. 1996. Personal

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Energy Savers Blog Policy Change | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Savers Blog Policy Change Energy Savers Blog Policy Change Energy Savers Blog Policy Change December 14, 2011 - 6:10am Addthis The main reason the Energy Savers Blog exists is to communicate saving money & energy at home with you: the consumer. Our blogging team includes several people whose work supports different areas of the U.S. Department of Energy, and we're all motivated to share our life and work experience with you. We love your comments, positive or constructive, engaging or neutral. Up to this time, commenting has been left open for all blog entries going back to the very first blog entry. We have noticed, however, that the real, on-topic comments typically come in within a few weeks of a blog entry being posted. So we've decided to close comments on all blog entries that are 30 days or

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Energy Savers Blog Policy Change | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Savers Blog Policy Change Energy Savers Blog Policy Change Energy Savers Blog Policy Change December 14, 2011 - 6:10am Addthis The main reason the Energy Savers Blog exists is to communicate saving money & energy at home with you: the consumer. Our blogging team includes several people whose work supports different areas of the U.S. Department of Energy, and we're all motivated to share our life and work experience with you. We love your comments, positive or constructive, engaging or neutral. Up to this time, commenting has been left open for all blog entries going back to the very first blog entry. We have noticed, however, that the real, on-topic comments typically come in within a few weeks of a blog entry being posted. So we've decided to close comments on all blog entries that are 30 days or

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This Month on Energy Savers: February 2012 | Department of Energy  

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This Month on Energy Savers: February 2012 This Month on Energy Savers: February 2012 This Month on Energy Savers: February 2012 March 6, 2012 - 8:54am Addthis This month, it was all about heat! Are you trying to decide whether or not to use your fireplace, space heater, or your heat at all? Our bloggers posted several articles on the hot topic of heating your home during the cold winter months: We learned a little history about fireplaces and some considerations and calculations to keep in mind when using one to heat your home. We were urged to read more before using our portable heaters as a primary source of heat for our homes, and were pointed toward a handy guide to performing a home energy assessments to help us save the heat we are using. We discussed the benefits of turning down our thermostats while we

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 16, 2009 April 16, 2009 Question of the Week: How Will You Save Energy this Spring? How will you save energy this spring? April 14, 2009 Spring into Energy Savings The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's new Stay Cool, Save Money website is a great resource for efficiency tips April 9, 2009 Question of the Week: How Will You Landscape for Energy Efficiency? How will you landscape for energy efficiency? April 7, 2009 Landscaping with an Eye To Energy Efficiency Properly planned out landscaping can help shave the peaks and valleys off of the most intense weather your home is exposed to. April 3, 2009 EnergySavers.gov: A New Season, a New URL for the Consumer's Guide We are working hard to improve the site and provide the content and links that you need to learn how to save energy at home.

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This Month on Energy Savers: January 2012 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

This Month on Energy Savers: January 2012 This Month on Energy Savers: January 2012 This Month on Energy Savers: January 2012 February 2, 2012 - 8:31am Addthis In the coldest parts of winter, we've turned our thoughts toward the best seasonal tips, conservation of water and lighting power, and what's new in 2012. If you've missed any of January's posts, here's a recap. What's New in 2012 Are you looking for an easy way to save energy in your home quickly? Learn about the New Lighting Facts Label to compare efficient light bulb choices and determine which ones may be best for your home. Learn about electric vehicles in DOE's new Electic Vehicle 101 Video and connect with a handy listing of calculators, fueling station finders, and financial incentives. Thinking about installing renewable energy in your home? See which

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This Month on Energy Savers: January 2012 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

This Month on Energy Savers: January 2012 This Month on Energy Savers: January 2012 This Month on Energy Savers: January 2012 February 2, 2012 - 8:31am Addthis In the coldest parts of winter, we've turned our thoughts toward the best seasonal tips, conservation of water and lighting power, and what's new in 2012. If you've missed any of January's posts, here's a recap. What's New in 2012 Are you looking for an easy way to save energy in your home quickly? Learn about the New Lighting Facts Label to compare efficient light bulb choices and determine which ones may be best for your home. Learn about electric vehicles in DOE's new Electic Vehicle 101 Video and connect with a handy listing of calculators, fueling station finders, and financial incentives. Thinking about installing renewable energy in your home? See which

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City of Greensboro - Energy Saver Rebate Program | Department of Energy  

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Greensboro - Energy Saver Rebate Program Greensboro - Energy Saver Rebate Program City of Greensboro - Energy Saver Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Residential Program Info State North Carolina Program Type Local Rebate Program Rebate Amount 10% rebate off total upgrade bill; based on projected energy savings from upgrades Between 15 - 20% energy savings: Up to $200 Between 21 - 29% energy savings: Up to $500 30% or greater energy savings: Up to $1000 Provider City of Greensboro BetterBuildings Greensboro Rebate Program offers residents in Greensboro incentives for increasing energy efficiency in their homes. Upgrades must increase energy efficiency by at least 15% to qualify. The rebate amount is 10% of your total upgrade bill up to certain maximum amounts depending on the projected percentage of increased energy efficiency.

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This Month on Energy Savers: April 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 2011 April 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: April 2011 April 29, 2011 - 7:30am Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory April has been a busy month for Energy Savers! The biggest draw was Earth Day, which we celebrate all month on the blog and website. Here's a recap of April along with a few other tidbits: New or Noteworthy on Energy Savers The Earth Day 2011 Animation was released last week just in time for the big day. The animation includes three scenes-Your Home, Your Community, and Energy Sources-that you can explore to learn more about saving energy and money. Curious about the results of the State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program? We have published a special fact sheet highlighting the program's energy and cost savings across the country. Read more about the

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This Month on Energy Savers: April 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 2011 April 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: April 2011 April 29, 2011 - 7:30am Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory April has been a busy month for Energy Savers! The biggest draw was Earth Day, which we celebrate all month on the blog and website. Here's a recap of April along with a few other tidbits: New or Noteworthy on Energy Savers The Earth Day 2011 Animation was released last week just in time for the big day. The animation includes three scenes-Your Home, Your Community, and Energy Sources-that you can explore to learn more about saving energy and money. Curious about the results of the State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program? We have published a special fact sheet highlighting the program's energy and cost savings across the country. Read more about the

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This Month on Energy Savers: November 2010 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

0 0 This Month on Energy Savers: November 2010 November 30, 2010 - 1:05pm Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory There's always something interesting happening on EnergySavers.gov. Here are some highlights. What's New or Noteworthy on Energy Savers Time is running out for tax credits for energy efficiency! Credits are available for improvements that are placed in service by December 31, 2010. Other improvements, including solar, wind, and geothermal heat pumps, are eligible for tax credits through 2016. We've added info on LED lighting. Find out more about this rapidly-evolving technology and what kinds of products are available now-including holiday lights. Take a look at the new "Energy 101-Home Energy Checkup" video on

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Energy Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site Energy Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site March 16, 2012 - 12:46pm Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory For years, many of you have found energy-saving tips about how to save money and energy at home, in your vehicle, and at work on our EnergySavers desktop site. This month, we launched a new Energy Savers mobile website-which provides homeowners these with tips conveniently through your mobile device. Whether you're on the road, at the store, or talking with your home improvement contractor, you can find ways to make your home more comfortable and easier to heat and cool - and save money at the same time.

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Blog Energy Saver Blog RSS January 30, 2013 A warm fireplace can save you energy and money with proper maintenance. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.comPgiam. BRRR...5 Ways to...

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Documentation of Calculation Methodology, Input data, and Infrastructure for the Home Energy Saver Web Site  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Conservation Standards for Consumer Products: Room Air Conditioners, Water Heaters, Direct Heating Equipment, Mobile Home Furnaces, Kitchen Ranges and Ovens, Pool

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 6, 2012 February 6, 2012 Light My Fire...Or Yours It comes as no surprise that 9-out-of-10 American homes burned wood for heat a little more than a century ago. February 2, 2012 This Month on Energy Savers: January 2012 In the coldest parts of winter, we've turned our thoughts toward the best seasonal tips, conservation of water and lighting power, and what's new in 2012. If you've missed any of January's posts, here's a recap. February 1, 2012 Green Up Your Next Movie Night! Winter. For many of us, the season means hot chocolate, winter sports, exercise indoors, and the classic American pastime-movie night. January 31, 2012 Be a Lean, Mean, Green Eating Machine The link between nationwide health improvement and energy efficiency efforts is strong. January 27, 2012 What Are Your Favorite Winter Energy Savings Tips?

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 22, 2009 September 22, 2009 Energy Savers in the Community: Green Transportation Rally This year marks the seventh year that I'm organizing a Green Transportation Rally in my city's Labor Day parade. September 21, 2009 Get Ready for Fall: Leaf Peeping, Staying Warm, and Saving Money As you plan your leaf peeping, think about how you can save a little on fuel. Do you really need to drive for hours, or is there some beautiful foliage right in your area? September 16, 2009 How Should Energy Savers Use Facebook? We created a Facebook page to connect with consumers in the place where over 300 million users like to hang out online. With numbers like that, you're probably there, too, and we hope you'll become a fan. September 15, 2009 The Energy Savers Blog Has Moved! It's been just over a year now since we launched the Energy Savers Blog.

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This Month on Energy Savers: February 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

This Month on Energy Savers: February 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: February 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: February 2011 March 1, 2011 - 8:54am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL It's still a bit early for spring, but we at Energy Savers have major spring fever. We're pretty sure the rest of the country does, too, after a winter where all 50 states had at least some snow on the ground (and some of you had-or still have-much, much more than others!). So we're thinking spring and bidding a fond farewell (good riddance?) to February and a hearty hello to March. Here's a look back at what happened this month: New or Noteworthy on Energy Savers Did you know that upgrading 15 of the inefficient incandescent light bulbs in your home could save you about $50 per year. New lighting standards take effect in 2012, and money-saving options such as halogen

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This Month on Energy Savers: February 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

1 1 This Month on Energy Savers: February 2011 March 1, 2011 - 8:54am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL It's still a bit early for spring, but we at Energy Savers have major spring fever. We're pretty sure the rest of the country does, too, after a winter where all 50 states had at least some snow on the ground (and some of you had-or still have-much, much more than others!). So we're thinking spring and bidding a fond farewell (good riddance?) to February and a hearty hello to March. Here's a look back at what happened this month: New or Noteworthy on Energy Savers Did you know that upgrading 15 of the inefficient incandescent light bulbs in your home could save you about $50 per year. New lighting standards take effect in 2012, and money-saving options such as halogen

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Documentation of Calculation Methodology, Input data, and Infrastructure for the Home Energy Saver Web Site  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. May 18. Honeywell.1994. Honeywell Corporation Thermostat Energy SavingsEcuyer et al. 1993); the Honeywell Thermostat Energy Savings

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Q&A: Financing Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Your Home through PowerSaver Loans  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Steve Dunn with the Energy Departments Building Technologies Office, Better Buildings Residential Program gives us the 411 on a new loan program available through May 4 that helps homeowners...

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

30, 2010 30, 2010 This Month on Energy Savers: November 2010 There's always something interesting happening on EnergySavers.gov and the Energy Savers Blog. Here are some November highlights. November 29, 2010 Are You Keeping Up with the Joneses? What does it take to change people's behavior so that they act more responsibly, in a more sustainable manner? November 23, 2010 LED Holiday Lights: Festive, Safe, and Efficient! Before you start stringing holiday lights, take a moment to consider what they're costing you. November 22, 2010 Thankful Recognizing the engineers and researchers who have made energy efficiency a reality over the past few decades. November 18, 2010 What Steps Do You Take to Use Less Water? What steps do you take to use less water? November 17, 2010 Is a Small Wind Energy System Right for You?

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Energy Saver | Department of Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Save Energy, Save Money Save Energy, Save Money Home Heating Infographic Everything you need to know about home heating, including how heating systems work, the different types on the market and proper maintenance. Read more Fall and Winter Energy-Saving Tips Simple and inexpensive actions can help you save energy and money when the weather is cool. Check out tips for saving energy and money this fall and winter. Read more New PSAs Share Tips for Saving Energy The Energy Department partnered with the Ad Council to create PSAs that offer practical, no-cost actions that both homeowners and renters can take to save money on their energy bills. Read more Energy Efficiency Tax Credits to Consider for 2013 Did you miss the energy efficiency and renewable energy tax credits for 2012? Learn how you can take advantage of them this year.

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Energy Saver | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Save Energy, Save Money Save Energy, Save Money Home Heating Infographic Everything you need to know about home heating, including how heating systems work, the different types on the market and proper maintenance. Read more Fall and Winter Energy-Saving Tips Simple and inexpensive actions can help you save energy and money when the weather is cool. Check out tips for saving energy and money this fall and winter. Read more New PSAs Share Tips for Saving Energy The Energy Department partnered with the Ad Council to create PSAs that offer practical, no-cost actions that both homeowners and renters can take to save money on their energy bills. Read more Energy Efficiency Tax Credits to Consider for 2013 Did you miss the energy efficiency and renewable energy tax credits for 2012? Learn how you can take advantage of them this year.

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Home Energy Saver  

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Search case studies... Entire US Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Search case studies... Entire US Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Puerto Rico Zip code or Keyword Go Results Green acres | Deep retro | Green palace | My house | John's place | Big retro | Baby steps | Green acres | Deep retro | Green palace | My house | John's place | Big retro | Baby steps Untitled Name , City State: Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut

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FHA PowerSaver | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

developed by FHA and the U.S. Department of Energy. Eligible improvements include solar PV and thermal systems. PowerSaver can also be used to finance solar as part of an...

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Top 10 Most Popular Energy Savers Web Pages of 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Top 10 Most Popular Energy Savers Web Pages of 2011 Top 10 Most Popular Energy Savers Web Pages of 2011 Top 10 Most Popular Energy Savers Web Pages of 2011 December 27, 2011 - 9:08am Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory 2011 proved to be another successful year for consumers wanting to save money and energy at home. The Energy Savers website continues to be a great resource for readers interested in learning more about energy efficiency and tips for saving money and energy at home and on the road-and ways to use renewable energy. Here's a look at the past year's 10 most popular Web pages: 10. Demand (Tankless or Instantaneous) Water Heaters Demand (tankless or instantaneous) water heaters provide hot water only as it is needed. They don't produce the standby energy losses associated with

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Top 10 Most Popular Energy Savers Web Pages of 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Top 10 Most Popular Energy Savers Web Pages of 2011 Top 10 Most Popular Energy Savers Web Pages of 2011 Top 10 Most Popular Energy Savers Web Pages of 2011 December 27, 2011 - 9:08am Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory 2011 proved to be another successful year for consumers wanting to save money and energy at home. The Energy Savers website continues to be a great resource for readers interested in learning more about energy efficiency and tips for saving money and energy at home and on the road-and ways to use renewable energy. Here's a look at the past year's 10 most popular Web pages: 10. Demand (Tankless or Instantaneous) Water Heaters Demand (tankless or instantaneous) water heaters provide hot water only as it is needed. They don't produce the standby energy losses associated with

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The New EnergySaver.gov -- Save Money by Saving Energy! | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

The New EnergySaver.gov -- Save Money by Saving Energy! The New EnergySaver.gov -- Save Money by Saving Energy! The New EnergySaver.gov -- Save Money by Saving Energy! September 10, 2012 - 11:35am Addthis By taking simple steps to improve your home's energy efficiency, you can save up to 30 percent on your energy bill. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity. By taking simple steps to improve your home's energy efficiency, you can save up to 30 percent on your energy bill. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity. By taking simple steps to improve your home's energy efficiency, you can save up to 30 percent on your energy bill. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity. By taking simple steps to improve your home's energy efficiency, you can

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 5, 2011 July 5, 2011 Hawaii is a Renewable Energy Lover's Paradise The Aloha State is planning to utilize these renewable resources to achieve 70% clean energy by 2030. June 30, 2011 How Will You Save Energy Over the Fourth of July Weekend? The Fourth of July is coming up and many people are planning to entertain. June 30, 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: June 2011 Check out what happened in June on Energy Savers. June 29, 2011 Finding & Sharing Information about Energy Efficiency Know someone looking for efficiency tips? Now you can send them to our Stay Cool, Save Money campaign. June 23, 2011 Energy Efficiency and Fitness - A Complementary Pair Ever heard of Non-exercise activity thermogenesis, or NEAT? It's the idea that being more intentional about expending energy on daily activities can

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Department of Energy - Home Energy Audits  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

63 en #AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home 63 en #AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Energy-Saving Questions http://energy.gov/articles/askenergysaver-answering-your-home-energy-saving-questions home-energy-saving-questions" class="title-link">#AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Energy-Saving Questions

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This Month on Energy Savers: August 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

This Month on Energy Savers: August 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: August 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: August 2011 September 1, 2011 - 3:08pm Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory August was the hottest month on record for some of us, while others braced ourselves for the likes of hurricane Irene and earthquakes! Unfortunate power outages aside, saving energy is always a hot topic during the dog days of summer. See what we've been talking about in August: New or Notable on Energy Savers Energy Savers has launched a campaign with the Ad Council to promote awareness about how saving energy saves money. Our new Saving Energy Saves You Money tab on Facebook has great interactive content such as videos, quizzes, and energy saving tips. Check it out! We have a new section on Energy Savers: Lighting Choices to Save You

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Energy Tax Savers' EPAct and Tax Incentives Presentation  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Pump Tax Credit/Grant for Business l Geothermal Heat Pump Tax Credit for Residential 2 #12;EnergyEnergy Tax Savers' EPAct and Tax Incentives Presentation Energy Tax Savers, Inc. Charles Goulding Charles.Goulding@EnergyTaxSavers.com #12;Presentation Index l EPAct l Bonus Depreciation l Geothermal Heat

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This Month on Energy Savers: March 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 2011 March 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: March 2011 March 30, 2011 - 7:30am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL Spring is finally here, and soon, so is Earth Month! April 22 is Earth Day, and we at Energy Savers like to celebrate all month. You'll be hearing a lot about Earth Day throughout April, but before we get started, let's take a look back at what happened in March. New or Noteworthy on Energy Savers We want your feedback! Please take the Energy Savers survey and let us know how we can better help you save energy and money. The survey will take you five minutes or less. Your feedback is important to us and will affect future changes made to Energy Savers, so be sure your opinion is heard! New fact sheets are in the Energy Savers library. If you need

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This Month on Energy Savers: March 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 2011 March 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: March 2011 March 30, 2011 - 7:30am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL Spring is finally here, and soon, so is Earth Month! April 22 is Earth Day, and we at Energy Savers like to celebrate all month. You'll be hearing a lot about Earth Day throughout April, but before we get started, let's take a look back at what happened in March. New or Noteworthy on Energy Savers We want your feedback! Please take the Energy Savers survey and let us know how we can better help you save energy and money. The survey will take you five minutes or less. Your feedback is important to us and will affect future changes made to Energy Savers, so be sure your opinion is heard! New fact sheets are in the Energy Savers library. If you need

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Feasibility of Achieving a Zero-Net-Energy, Zero-Net-Cost Homes  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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This Month on Energy Savers: February 2012 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 2012 February 2012 This Month on Energy Savers: February 2012 March 6, 2012 - 8:54am Addthis This month, it was all about heat! Are you trying to decide whether or not to use your fireplace, space heater, or your heat at all? Our bloggers posted several articles on the hot topic of heating your home during the cold winter months: We learned a little history about fireplaces and some considerations and calculations to keep in mind when using one to heat your home. We were urged to read more before using our portable heaters as a primary source of heat for our homes, and were pointed toward a handy guide to performing a home energy assessments to help us save the heat we are using. We discussed the benefits of turning down our thermostats while we are away to save money. If you try this energy savings tip, be mindful not

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This Month on Energy Savers: November 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 2011 November 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: November 2011 November 29, 2011 - 1:28pm Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory The holiday season is in full swing. We've been focusing on ways to keep our homes warm during the cold months of winter, whether we're home or on vacation. In case you've missed anything this month, here's a recap of November along with some important reminders. Did You Know... Thinking about completing a home energy efficiency project? Check our Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency page to see what federal tax incentives are available before you purchase and install. Rebates for ENERGY STAR® appliances are still available in some states and territories. If you're in the market for an appliance, check if

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Energy Saver | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Save Energy, Save Money Start 2015 with an EnergyResolution to Save Money and Energy All Year Long Start 2015 with an EnergyResolution to Save Money and Energy All Year Long...

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Energy Saver energysaver.gov  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

don't seep through the cracks. 12 Heating and Cooling Use efficient systems to heat and cool your home, and save money and increase comfort by properly maintaining and upgrading equipment. 19 Water Heating Use's energy-efficient lighting for some of the easiest and cheapest ways to reduce your electric bill. 27

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DOE's Energy Savers Website Helps Consumers "Stay Warm, Save Money" |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Savers Website Helps Consumers "Stay Warm, Save Money" Energy Savers Website Helps Consumers "Stay Warm, Save Money" DOE's Energy Savers Website Helps Consumers "Stay Warm, Save Money" October 1, 2008 - 3:43pm Addthis DOE Helps Americans Be Energy Efficient at Home and Save on Energy Costs WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today, on the first day of Energy Awareness Month, launched the Stay Warm, Save Money website and educational outreach campaign to help consumers be more energy efficient and save on energy costs. The information focuses on proactive ways to implement simple, cost-effective, energy saving solutions for both homes and businesses this winter and will expand to year-round home energy efficient tips. The site also features the Department's work to develop

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The Energy Savers Blog Has Moved! | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

The Energy Savers Blog Has Moved! The Energy Savers Blog Has Moved! The Energy Savers Blog Has Moved! September 15, 2009 - 10:58am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL It's been just over a year now since we launched the Energy Savers Blog and it's been quite a ride for all of us bloggers. We started this venture a little uncertain of where it would go. Would anyone want to read? Would we have enough to write about? And most importantly, would it be worthwhile? We knew that this would be an experiment of sorts. Luckily, it seems that the answer to all of our questions has so far been a resounding "yes." And while we all admit to still learning and continuing to adapt so we can best serve you through this blog, it seems that it's going to stick around for awhile. You can now find the Energy Savers Blog at this URL:

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

3, 2010 3, 2010 Thermostat Wars The other day, I was visiting a friend's office and noticed something you may have noticed yourself: his building had a variety of micro-climates, ranging from the furnace hot to the freezing cold. August 2, 2010 Seeing the Light: LED Under-Cabinet and Recessed Downlights I moved into my apartment about four years ago. Little by little, I've continued to make improvements that help me save money on my energy bills. July 29, 2010 What Kind of Green Jobs Most Interest You? What kind of green jobs most interest you? July 27, 2010 Bringing Better Information to the Energy Savers Crowd One of the most fun things I get to do in my work in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is go to exciting public events to help get some of our best educational resources into the hands of the

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 30, 2011 March 30, 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: March 2011 Let's take a look back at what happened in March. March 29, 2011 Reminder: Please Take Our Survey! Your feedback is important and the survey should take five minutes or less. March 28, 2011 Ready. Aim. Fire. Locating, and "plugging up," thermal leaks can add up to significant savings for the homeowner. March 24, 2011 How Will You Encourage Your Coworkers to Save Energy this Earth Day? How will you encourage your coworkers to save energy this Earth Day? March 22, 2011 Spring Already? Keep an eye out for erratic, unpredictable changes in temperature and humidity and you may just save yourself some cash. March 21, 2011 Resolving to Make Earth Day Last All Year With these resources, you'll be able to get your Earth Day energy campaign

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#AskEnergySaver: LED Lights | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

LED Lights AskEnergySaver: LED Lights April 24, 2014 - 6:00pm Addthis LED lights are six to seven times more energy efficient than conventional incandescent lights, cut energy use...

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 16, 2011 March 16, 2011 We Want Your Feedback! Please Take Our Survey We will use your feedback to improve Energy Savers resources for you and the other Americans who use the site to save energy every day. March 15, 2011 Efficient Driving Tips to Help Ease the Pain at the Pump A few tips to help you fill up a little less often and save a bit of fuel and money. March 14, 2011 Have You Looked at Your Pipes Lately? Insulating your cold water pipes can help make sure they don't explode in cold weather. March 10, 2011 What Do You Look for When Buying a New Television? What do you look for when buying a new television? March 8, 2011 Watch the Watts: Tips for Buying a New Television Televisions manufactured after May 10, 2011 are required by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to carry an EnergyGuide label.

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Q&A: Financing Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Your Home through...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Q&A: Financing Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Your Home through PowerSaver Loans Q&A: Financing Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Your Home through PowerSaver Loans February 19, 2015...

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This Month on Energy Savers: March 2012 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 2012 March 2012 This Month on Energy Savers: March 2012 April 4, 2012 - 2:18pm Addthis Spring has sprung, and this month we highlighted many seasonal topics. We also covered some driving tips to help save money at the pump, ideas for new parents, and unveiled how you can connect with energy savings tips on the go. Baseball enthusiasts learned which ballparks are most efficient, and what efficiency measures the pros use that they can apply in their own homes. We learned some energy saving landscaping tips and considerations for our spring planting endeavors. Kristin gave us some simple ways to save energy during the busy month of March. On the Blog, In Case You Missed It...This Month Your Computer Would Like a Little Sleep, Too Energy-Efficient...Parenting?!? Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off

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PowerSaver Loans | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

include: A whole home upgrade through Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Insulation and Air Sealing Replacing doors and windows Upgrading HVAC and hot water systems Home...

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This Month on Energy Savers: May 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

This Month on Energy Savers: May 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: May 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: May 2011 May 31, 2011 - 8:00am Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory May went by faster than a cheetah chasing a gazelle! Spring is on our minds, and we've been talking about ways to make our commutes and vacations more efficient among other things. Here's a recap: New on Energy Savers Our fact sheet highlighting the State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program's energy and cost savings across the country was updated this month. Read more about the fact sheet or download it. On the Blog, In Case You Missed It...This Month It's Time to ACT Drive Less, Save More Bike to Work - or Anywhere - for Fuel Savings Making Memorial Day Plans? Be Sure They're Efficient

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EnergySavers.gov: A New Season, a New URL for the Consumer's Guide |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

EnergySavers.gov: A New Season, a New URL for the Consumer's Guide EnergySavers.gov: A New Season, a New URL for the Consumer's Guide EnergySavers.gov: A New Season, a New URL for the Consumer's Guide April 3, 2009 - 5:47pm Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL If you're a regular visitor to EERE's Consumer's Guide to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, you may have noticed some changes this week. The site has moved to EnergySavers.gov and is now called "Energy Savers." The same in-depth information is still available, and we hope this new address will make the site easier for people to find. Along with this move came a home page facelift. Visit the site at EnergySavers.gov and let us know what you think! In the spirit of spring renewal, we've also refreshed our seasonal Web site; the winter "Stay Warm, Save Money" site is now " Stay Cool, Save

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EnergySavers.gov: A New Season, a New URL for the Consumer's Guide |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

EnergySavers.gov: A New Season, a New URL for the Consumer's Guide EnergySavers.gov: A New Season, a New URL for the Consumer's Guide EnergySavers.gov: A New Season, a New URL for the Consumer's Guide April 3, 2009 - 5:47pm Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL If you're a regular visitor to EERE's Consumer's Guide to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, you may have noticed some changes this week. The site has moved to EnergySavers.gov and is now called "Energy Savers." The same in-depth information is still available, and we hope this new address will make the site easier for people to find. Along with this move came a home page facelift. Visit the site at EnergySavers.gov and let us know what you think! In the spirit of spring renewal, we've also refreshed our seasonal Web site; the winter "Stay Warm, Save Money" site is now " Stay Cool, Save

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Like Energy Savers? Tell Your Friends! | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Like Energy Savers? Tell Your Friends! Like Energy Savers? Tell Your Friends! Like Energy Savers? Tell Your Friends! May 25, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL One of the best things about the latest social tools on the Web is that it's so easy to share information that we find useful, interesting, or entertaining. My friends and the people I follow in social media generally have interests that are similar to mine, so I like it when they share links that to content that interests them. If you find something here on the blog or on the Energy Savers Web site that you find useful or interesting, we hope you'll share it with others. There are a few ways you can do that: On the blog, click the links at the bottom of each entry (or RSS feed) to e-mail the article or share in places like Twitter, Digg, and

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Energy Saver Heroes: Clean Cities Coordinators | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Saver Heroes: Clean Cities Coordinators Saver Heroes: Clean Cities Coordinators Energy Saver Heroes: Clean Cities Coordinators April 2, 2009 - 3:32pm Addthis Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program The idea of an Energy Saver takes on a whole new meaning when considering the coalition coordinators of EERE's Clean Cities program. Clean Cities, the deployment arm of EERE's Vehicle Technology Program, works to support local decisions to reduce petroleum consumption in transportation. We have 86 different coalitions across the country, each of which takes its own local approach to this goal. As the voluntary leaders of these coalitions, coordinators bring together a huge variety of stakeholders, including local businesses, city governments, fuel providers, and community organizations.

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

May 16, 2011 May 16, 2011 Smart Meters and a Smarter Grid Smart meters can communicate with in-home displays to let you know how much energy you're using, and even tell you the time of day the energy was used. May 12, 2011 How Do You Save Energy at Home While on Vacation? How do you save energy at home while on vacation? May 10, 2011 Energy-Efficient Rebuilding After Tragedy: Inspiration from Greensburg, Kansas Greensburg is a small town, with fewer than 1,000 households, and is rebuilding post-tornado as a sustainable community. May 9, 2011 Saving Energy and Money at Home while on Vacation Basic and small steps to save money and energy at home while on vacation. May 5, 2011 How Do You Finance Energy-Saving Improvements? How do you finance energy-saving improvements? May 3, 2011

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 24, 2009 August 24, 2009 I Found My Energy Role Model Last week, while home on a rare weekday afternoon, I happened to catch an episode of Oprah. One of her guests on this particular day was the actor Ed Begley, Jr. The episode caught my attention because it wasn't focused on his acting, but on his quest to make his home and life as environmentally friendly and energy efficient as possible. August 20, 2009 Have You Visited the Living Zero Home Tour? The Living Zero Home Tour is on the road, and it may be in a city near you! If you have the chance to see the tour, you may be surprised to discover the small steps that you can take to save energy and money. Have you visited the Living Zero Home Tour? Tell us about your visit in the comments. August 18, 2009 Zero-Energy Home Tour: Coming to a City Near You

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How Should Energy Savers Use Facebook? | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Should Energy Savers Use Facebook? Should Energy Savers Use Facebook? How Should Energy Savers Use Facebook? September 16, 2009 - 4:50pm Addthis Energy Savers is on Facebook! We created a Facebook page to connect with consumers in the place where over 300 million users like to hang out online. With numbers like that, you're probably there, too, and we hope you'll become a fan. You'll now be able to read the blog directly from Facebook (don't worry, we'll still have RSS and be in our regular location, if you prefer that) and we'll try to post other items of interest to consumers who want to save energy. But what else would you like to see? Tips? Discussion forums? Something else? How should Energy Savers use Facebook? Please tell us in the comments. And don't forget to become a fan! Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question

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This Month on Energy Savers: December 2010 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

December 2010 December 2010 This Month on Energy Savers: December 2010 December 28, 2010 - 2:43pm Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory We've been busy all through the holiday season on EnergySavers.gov. Here are some highlights. What's New or Noteworthy on Energy Savers 2010 marks the end of some tax credits for energy efficiency, while others are going strong through 2016. In addition, we're keeping a close eye on additional tax credits for 2011 - stay tuned to find out more. Our Stay Warm, Save Money seasonal site has been updated with winter tips for keeping warm! On the Blog, In Case You Missed It... This Month New TV Guide - EnergyGuide, That Is Remember the Batteries - and Maybe a Charger? Tax Credits, Appliance Rebates, and the End of 2010

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This Month on Energy Savers: December 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

This Month on Energy Savers: December 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: December 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: December 2011 December 28, 2011 - 2:56pm Addthis It's officially winter, and we hope you're all staying safe and warm through the holiday season! For our December recap, we're including a few highlights from 2011. 2011 Highlights Lighting Choices to Save You Money: This new section tells you what you need to know about the most energy-efficient lighting on the market today. You'll also find information on the new Lighting Facts label, FAQs, and how to measure light using lumens instead of watts. Save Money infographic on Facebook: This fun, interactive, and informative infographic includes images, videos, quizzes, and energy saving tips. Energy Efficiency Tax Credits and Other Incentives: Don't forget to

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This Month on Energy Savers: December 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

This Month on Energy Savers: December 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: December 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: December 2011 December 28, 2011 - 2:56pm Addthis It's officially winter, and we hope you're all staying safe and warm through the holiday season! For our December recap, we're including a few highlights from 2011. 2011 Highlights Lighting Choices to Save You Money: This new section tells you what you need to know about the most energy-efficient lighting on the market today. You'll also find information on the new Lighting Facts label, FAQs, and how to measure light using lumens instead of watts. Save Money infographic on Facebook: This fun, interactive, and informative infographic includes images, videos, quizzes, and energy saving tips. Energy Efficiency Tax Credits and Other Incentives: Don't forget to

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 25, 2008 November 25, 2008 Saving Energy Is a Lifestyle, Not a Diet Why saving energy should be important to you. November 20, 2008 Question of the Week: What Kind of Heating System Do You Have in Your Home? What kind of heating system do you have in your home? November 18, 2008 Energy Resources for Students and Teachers The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has resources to help students research that report or teachers set up lesson plans. November 13, 2008 Question of the Week: What Do You Do to Save Energy? Since we started this blog, much of our focus has been on winter energy savings and the steps you can take specifically to save energy in the winter. But many of you try to save energy all year round, whether it's at home, on the road, or at work. Maybe the things you do are just habits that

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PowerSaver Loans | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

doors and windows; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; water heaters; solar panels; and geothermal systems. The PowerSaver program is currently in a pilot...

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 27, 2010 September 27, 2010 Going Green: Traveling in an Environmentally Responsible Manner How to mitigate your environmental impact when you travel. September 23, 2010 How Has a Ceiling Fan Affected the Way You Heat and Cool Your Home? A ceiling fan allows you to raise the thermostat setting about 4°F with no reduction in comfort. September 21, 2010 Fall Is a Great Time for Energy Awareness Heating and cooling account for roughly 43% of an average home's energy use, so as the weather changes, how you use and save much of the energy for your home will obviously change as well. September 20, 2010 Turning on the Fan and Turning off the A/C As part of some recent money- and energy-savings improvements I've been making to my home, a couple of weeks ago I installed a ceiling fan in my

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This Month on Energy Savers: September 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 2011 September 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: September 2011 September 30, 2011 - 7:16am Addthis September is a month full of changes: it marks the switch from summer to fall, and from vacation to school. But it also means something really exciting - the DOE Solar Decathlon! We've been tracking the event and showing you what's going on over the past couple of weeks. See what's been happening on the blog: New or Notable on Energy Savers Solar Decathlon 2011: The event runs Sept. 23 - Oct 2 in West Potomac Park in Washington D.C. Check it out if you have a chance! The seasonal switch to fall has begun on Energy Savers. Read our tips to help you get prepared for saving energy and money in the cooler weather. On the Blog, In Case You Missed It...This Month Affordability Contest Adds New Dimension to Solar Decathlon 2011

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 18, 2013 March 18, 2013 Landscaping can be beautiful, but it can also help you save energy. | Photo courtesy of Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/DigiStu Landscaping for Fun, Beauty, and Energy Saving As you think about your spring landscaping, don't forget to consider ways to shade your home or save on your water use. March 8, 2013 Installing blinds or draperies can help you save on cooling costs during the summer months. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/powershot Spring Forward and Start Saving Money The Daylight Saving Time change can be a good time to prepare your home for summer savings. March 7, 2013 A weatherization worker drills holes to blow cellulose insulation in the interior walls of this home. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL Living Comfortably: A Consumer's Guide to Home Energy Upgrades

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Home Weatherization | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Weatherization Weatherization Home Weatherization A home energy audit is the first step to saving energy and money. Our Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. Explore the full infographic now. A home energy audit is the first step to saving energy and money. Our Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. Explore the full infographic now. From air sealing to improving ventilation to adding insulation, home weatherization helps consumers save money by saving energy. Weatherization

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

January 17, 2011 January 17, 2011 How to Save Energy When Working from Home More offices are allowing employees to work from home, but it can present some challenges when it comes to saving energy and keeping your costs down. January 13, 2011 How Do You Use a Space Heater Efficiently? Share your thoughts on using a space heater for home efficiently. January 11, 2011 Happy (But Cold) New Year Learn about a do-it-yourself window treatment to keep cold drafts at bay. January 10, 2011 HVAC vs. Space Heaters: Which is More Efficient? Determining efficient options for staying warm during chilly winters. January 6, 2011 How Do You Plan to Save Energy in 2011? Whether you like to make resolutions or not, the new year is a great time to renew your commitment to energy savings. January 4, 2011

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

May 20, 2013 May 20, 2013 #tipsEnergy: Saving Energy During Vacation Sharing your tips for saving energy and money while on summer vacation. May 13, 2013 Consider the convenient options for plugging in an electric vehicle at home. | Photo courtesy of Tony Markel , NREL 18488. Charging Your Plug-in Electric Vehicle at Home Learn about your options for charging a plug-in electric vehicle at home. May 7, 2013 Biking to work helps you get some exercise while reducing your carbon footprint. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/olaser Warm Weather and the Daily Commute Alternative methods of commuting can be fun and rewarding. May 6, 2013 Incubator 6 awardee Sun Number converts complex aerial data into an easy-to-understand solar suitability score ranging from 1 to 100, with 100 being the ideal rooftop for solar. | Photo courtesy of Sun Number.

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 17, 2011 November 17, 2011 How Do You Save Energy While on Vacation? What steps do you take to save energy at home or on the road while you're on vacation? November 16, 2011 Take a Vacation from Your Energy Bill It's already the middle of November, meaning it's time to begin preparing for holiday vacations. November 15, 2011 New Calculator Helps You Buy the Energy-Saving Vehicle of Your Dreams Every day, people across America are making the choice to buy energy-efficient vehicles that save energy and money, protect the environment, and help reduce America's dependence on foreign oil. November 10, 2011 What Inspires You to Save Money and Energy at Home? This week we heard from Ernie, who talked about the inspiration of music, and Drew pointed out the shorter days of the season which inspired him to

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

January 8, 2009 January 8, 2009 Question of the Week: What Have You Done to Cut Your Use of Standby Power? What have you done to cut your use of standby power? January 6, 2009 Stop Paying for Energy You Aren't Using To reduce your energy costs, standby power is something worth considering. December 30, 2008 Resolve to Save Energy in the New Year If saving money is one of your new year's resolutions, have you considered working energy into your savings plans? December 23, 2008 Program Your Thermostat for Automatic Savings Did you know that you can save around 10% a year on your heating and cooling bills by simply turning your thermostat back 10°-15°F for eight hours? December 18, 2008 Question of the Week: Do You Use Renewable Energy in Your Home? Do you use renewable energy in your home? Tell us about it!

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 25, 2013 April 25, 2013 Eating locally grown produce is healthy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/CDH_Design Think Spring, Think Local... Enjoy the personal and environmental benefits of eating green this summer. April 24, 2013 Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency Looking for ways to save energy and money at home? Check out the tips and advice we shared on Earth Day. April 18, 2013 Hot New Advances in Water Heating Technology Need to replace your water heater? Learn how to choose the right model for you and what the Energy Department is doing to develop the next generation of energy-efficient and affordable water heating technologies. April 17, 2013 This Lakewood, Colorado home was built in 1956. Brent and Mo Nelson upgraded the home with multiple solar technologies including; daylighting, passive solar and active solar. They also have an 80 gallon solar hot water heater. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 26, 2012 November 26, 2012 Getting Ready for LEDs: LED Lighting Video Series Explains the Basics A new video series from ElectricTV.net explains the changes and opportunities offered by LED lighting. November 23, 2012 #tipsEnergy: Saving on Home Heating Costs Sharing tips to help you save energy and money on home heating costs this winter. November 20, 2012 Did you know that your dishwasher can be used as an oven in emergencies? | Photo courtesy of Chris Gunn, NREL. Energy Saving Holiday Kitchen Trivia Test your energy-saving knowledge with our holiday kitchen trivia. November 19, 2012 Save time and money on your next road trip with fueleconomy.gov's newest tool, My Trip Calculator. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/gioadventures.

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 18, 2010 March 18, 2010 How Have You Improved the Efficiency of Your Windows? There are several things you can do to improve the efficiency of existing windows, including adding storm windows, caulking or weatherstripping, or using window treatments. March 16, 2010 Carpe Diem: Install Insulated Roman Shades As I mentioned in yesterday's blog, I had insulated window quilts installed on most of my home's windows. March 15, 2010 Rolling, Rolling, Rolling: Roller Window Shades There's a lot of talk these days about installing new energy-efficient windows. Thanks to a Federal tax credit of up to $1,500, window advertisements, both print and radio and TV broadcasting, are aplenty. March 11, 2010 What Do You Think of the Redesigned EERE Home Page? On Monday, Andrea pointed you to the redesigned EERE home page. While this

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 10, 2011 February 10, 2011 What Is Your Latest Energy Efficient Purchase? What is your latest energy efficient purchase? February 8, 2011 Shutting the Door on Cold Weather How to save energy and money at home by installing energy-efficient windows, doors, and skylights. February 7, 2011 Modern Smart Grid Offers Consumers the Power of Choice Smart Grid technology provides both consumers and utilities with the information to better manage electricity use, in real time. February 3, 2011 How Do You Stay Warm While Saving Money and Energy in Extreme Weather? How do you stay warm while saving money and energy in extreme weather? February 1, 2011 Energy 101: Cool Roofs In this edition of Energy 101 we take a look at one of Secretary Chu's favorite energy efficiency techniques, cool roofs.

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

October 21, 2008 October 21, 2008 Purchasing a New Energy-Efficient Central Heating System Think you know heating systems? Check this out before purchasing a new one. October 16, 2008 Question of the Week: What Have You Done to Improve Your Windows? Share your thoughts on window efficiency upgrades with us! October 15, 2008 Improving the Energy Efficiency of Existing Windows Make your windows more efficient and save energy and money. October 13, 2008 Purchasing Energy-Efficient Windows Need help shopping for energy efficient windows? Look here. October 9, 2008 Question of the Week: Besides Cost, What Motivates You to Save Energy? Share your thoughts on saving energy. October 6, 2008 Easy Energy Tips for Apartments or Rental Homes Are you a renter? Here are some tips for saving energy and money in your

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 26, 2012 April 26, 2012 Earth Day 2012: A Day to Remember the Past and Shape the Future On Earth Day 2012, one man contemplates the history of conservationism and environmentalism in the United States - and the world. April 23, 2012 Spring Cleaning One woman's quest to make her home more energy efficient through various home improvements. April 18, 2012 How Are You Celebrating Earth Day? Are you doing anything special this week, or this month, to save energy and money? April 12, 2012 Breaking a Cycle-Free Lifestyle for Earth Day One woman works through traumatic bicycle-related experiences while contemplating the purchase of a new bike for Earth Day. April 9, 2012 To Generate, or Not to Generate? What could be more liberating than providing your own electricity, and not

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 25, 2013 July 25, 2013 Blinds are a great option for cooling your home in the summer. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/nycshooter Cheap Fixes for Beating the Heat Indoors Try these cheap, easy fixes for keeping your home cooler this summer. July 24, 2013 Pictured is Oak Ridge National Laboratory's water heating testing facility. Researchers estimate that 10 months of constant operation in its testing facility is comparable to 10 years of service life in a typical residential setting. | Photo courtesy of the Building Technologies Research and Integration Center, ORNL. R&D 100: Innovations That Could Save Consumers Money Looking for the latest in energy efficiency technology? Check out these National Lab breakthroughs that could help homeowners save energy and

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Energy Savers: The One-Stop Shop for Energy Efficiency  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Savers: The One-Stop Savers: The One-Stop Shop for Energy Efficiency Building America Stakeholder Meeting Austin, TX Jayne Choi, Energy Analyst, CNT Energy March 1, 2012 CNT Center for Neighborhood Technology 33 year-old not-for-profit: 100 employees 2009 MacArthur Award Recipient Four issue areas: - Water - Transportation & community development - Climate - Energy Two affiliates: - CNT Energy - I-GO Car Sharing CNT Energy A division of the Center for Neighborhood Technology dedicated to helping communities and consumers save energy and money with: Dynamic Pricing and Smart Grid - Ameren Power Smart Pricing - ComEd Residential Real-Time Pricing Energy Efficient Buildings - Residential - Commercial and municipal buildings Regional Energy Planning - Sustainability plans for municipalities

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 22, 2011 April 22, 2011 Happy Earth Day 2011! Check out these resources from the Department of Energy to help you celebrate, get in the Earth Day spirit, and take action. April 21, 2011 How Are You Celebrating Earth Day This Year? How are you celebrating Earth Day this year? April 19, 2011 How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Professional Energy Assessments It's worth a small investment of time and money now to assure yourself that your home is operating the way it should be. April 14, 2011 Have You Considered a Career as an Energy Assessor? Have you considered a career as an energy assessor? April 12, 2011 Spring has Sprung - and So Did My Sprinkler System Consider these easy tips for saving money and water when caring for your lawn. April 11, 2011 Energy Careers: Energy Assessor or Auditor

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 24, 2009 February 24, 2009 Energize Your Career - Educational Opportunities in Renewables and Efficiency There are a number of training and degree programs that can help you get the education you need to be successful in the energy field. February 19, 2009 Question of the Week: How Do You Reduce Your Water Heating Costs Water heating can account for a significant portion of your energy costs. How do you reduce your water heating costs? February 17, 2009 The Newest Addition to the ENERGY STAR Lineup: Water Heaters Learn about ENERGY STAR-qualified water heaters for your home. February 12, 2009 Question of the Week: Do You Use Alternative Fuels? Share your thoughts on using alternative fuels for your vehicle. February 10, 2009 What Does E85 Have to Do with Clean Air? How the Energy Department helped Minnesota become a renewable energy

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141

Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 25, 2012 July 25, 2012 Saving Energy and Money with Energy Savings Performance Contracts A compelling insider's perspective at the ways federal agencies are saving money - by saving energy. July 20, 2012 Could You Save Money on Your Refrigerator? Could you save money with your refrigerator? July 19, 2012 Cool Ways to Save Energy Did you know that there are a few simple things you can do to save even more energy once you get it home? July 17, 2012 Passive Housing for an Aggressive Region A telling perspective of Washingtonian's connection with their energy consumption, architecture and ambition in their professional and personal lives. July 11, 2012 Solar Water Heaters and the Economy One Coloradan examines the costs and benefits of passive versus conventional water heating systems - and it's effects on property value in

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

January 18, 2013 January 18, 2013 Excited attendees flood into the Central Hall exhibits to see the latest and greatest in technology at the 2013 International CES. | 2013 International CES Consumer Electronics Show 2013 Highlights Sustainable Energy Technology The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show highlighted new sustainable technologies. January 11, 2013 The EnergyGuide and Lighting Facts labels help you understand both the purchase price and the operating cost when shopping for new appliances or lighting. Comparing Appliance and Lighting Energy Costs Online Just Got Easier The new Energy Labeling Rule makes it easy to compare energy use and costs when shopping for appliances or lighting. January 3, 2013 Blower door test during a home energy audit. | Holtkamp Heating & A/C, Inc.

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

December 23, 2010 December 23, 2010 What Do You Think of Your LED Holiday Lights? Learn more about LED light strings for their holiday decorations. December 21, 2010 Remember the Batteries - and Maybe a Charger? For the holiday gift-giving season take a look at the ENERGY STAR® list of certified rechargeable batteries. December 20, 2010 Tax Credits, Appliance Rebates, and the End of 2010 Confused about the tax credits and appliance rebates? Here's the straight story on what is going on and when: December 16, 2010 How Do You Reduce Energy Use from Computers and Electronics? How do you reduce energy use from computers and electronics? December 14, 2010 Deck Those Halls! Preparing to decorate your home for the holiday season? Consider LED lighting as an energy-efficient option.

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This Month on Energy Savers: May 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

May 2011 May 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: May 2011 May 31, 2011 - 8:00am Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory May went by faster than a cheetah chasing a gazelle! Spring is on our minds, and we've been talking about ways to make our commutes and vacations more efficient among other things. Here's a recap: New on Energy Savers Our fact sheet highlighting the State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program's energy and cost savings across the country was updated this month. Read more about the fact sheet or download it. On the Blog, In Case You Missed It...This Month It's Time to ACT Drive Less, Save More Bike to Work - or Anywhere - for Fuel Savings Making Memorial Day Plans? Be Sure They're Efficient Smart Meters and a Smarter Grid

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

January 19, 2010 January 19, 2010 Tax Credits Might Be Your Ticket to Savings Another way to cash in on big savings is by grabbing onto the energy efficiency tax credits. January 18, 2010 Our Dog Discovered Our Ducts Have Cats We don't own a cat, and Matilda's seeming insistence that one was living inside our duct work was a little unnerving, to say the least. January 14, 2010 What Are Your Reasons for Saving Energy? This week, Elizabeth discussed how saving energy could be contagious. January 12, 2010 Chimneys: Warm and Cozy or Easy Exit for Your Heat? Both of my childhood homes featured fireplaces. If you've had one, you know how terrific they can be-great places to bask on cold winter nights, an easy opportunity to toast marshmallows, picturesque, undeniably a pleasure in the house that has one.

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This Month on Energy Savers: July 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 2011 July 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: July 2011 July 31, 2011 - 7:14am Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory Independence Day was a blast, and summer is in full swing with vacations and day camps and whatever else we fill our spare time with when it's warm and sunny. This week, I noticed that the cicadas (kind of like grasshoppers but louder) started singing in the trees - a sign that the first frost is supposed to be six to eight weeks away. Old wives' tales aside, I also noticed that the sun is rising just a teeny bit later than it did a month ago. Quick! Break out the sunscreen and hit the hiking trails or beach or whatever's closest to you, and squeeze in some more summer fun! While you're at it, check out the recap of what happened on Energy Savers in

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 7, 2009 July 7, 2009 Honey, Did You Plug in the Prius? An unexpected snowfall in late March prompted me to take my two daughters, Paloma and Ava, for a memorable afternoon of sledding and hot chocolate. However, before leaving home, I unplugged a cord from the standard 110-volt wall socket in my garage and did likewise from the port on the back of my 2007 Toyota Prius. I rolled up the cord, placed it in my trunk, and smoothly drove off. July 2, 2009 How Will You Save Fuel and Energy this 4th of July? Independence Day is this Saturday, and July 4th is typically one of the busiest days for auto travel in the United States. All of that traffic could mean lots of idling and stop-and-go driving; plan carefully and follow these tips from fueleconomy.gov to be sure you are getting the best

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Energy Savers in the Community: Green Transportation Rally | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Savers in the Community: Green Transportation Rally Savers in the Community: Green Transportation Rally Energy Savers in the Community: Green Transportation Rally September 22, 2009 - 12:31pm Addthis John Lippert This year marks the seventh year that I'm organizing a Green Transportation Rally in my city's Labor Day parade. I think it's a great way to educate the public, plus it's a lot of fun. I started out organizing a group of local residents who own hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs). Each year my grandchildren and I lead the group on foot carrying a banner proclaiming "Green Transportation." I produce signs that we tape to the windows or attach to the doors and hoods with magnets. One neighbor produces her own huge cardboard sign that she attaches to the roof, proudly proclaiming that she achieves more than 50 mpg in her hybrid-averaged over nearly 100,000

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Lansing Board of Water and Light - Hometown Energy Savers Commercial  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Savers Savers Commercial Rebates Lansing Board of Water and Light - Hometown Energy Savers Commercial Rebates < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Manufacturing Other Construction Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Maximum Rebate Incentives for Prescriptive measures may not exceed 100% of the total project cost, or $50,000 per electric meter per year. Incentives for Custom measures may not exceed 40% of the total project cost, or $20,000. Program Info Expiration Date 11/30/2013 State Michigan Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Small Business Direct Install Program: No cost or purchase necessary for participation Custom $0.08/kWh Commercial Cooking Equipment: Varies

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Northeast utilities` energy saver lighting rebate program evaluation  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This paper summarizes 1993 evaluation activities conducted by Northeast Utilities (NU) for its major commercial lighting retrofut initiative, the Energy Saver Lighting Rebate (ESLR) program. These evaluations are discussed in context of company information needs and changing market conditions in the NU servcie territory, and specifically address the strengths and waknesses of these evaluation approaches.

Amalfi, J.; Bhagani, D.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cleveland EnergySaver Pilot Program (From Pilot to Permanent Program)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Provides an overview of the Cleveland EnergySaver Pilot Program aimed at reducing barriers to widespread adoption of residential energy efficient retrofits.

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

, 2008 , 2008 Question of the Week: Have You Changed Your Habits in Order to Save Energy Now That Fall Is Here? Have you changed your habits in order to save energy now that fall and cooler weather have hit? October 1, 2008 October is Energy Awareness Month! As we head into fall, make sure you're up-to-date on how to stay warm and save money. September 30, 2008 Energy-Efficient Cooking for Winter Cold-weather cooking means a seasonal shift in the kitchen. September 25, 2008 Question of the Week: Do Energy-Related Financial Incentives Prompt You to Be More Energy Efficient? Do energy-related financial incentives or assistance programs prompt you to be more energy efficient or to purchase products that can help you save energy? September 23, 2008 Six Places to Find Help with Your Energy Costs

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 2, 2012 July 2, 2012 Save a Little Energy this 4th of July The 4th of July is almost here, and that means fireworks and festivities - also energy efficiency. June 29, 2012 What Do You Set Your Thermostat to? What temperature do you set your thermostat to in the summer? June 25, 2012 Training Your Thermostat to Save Money... and Energy! While at work, sleeping or on a summer vacation, if you set the temperature up for eight per day, you will see significant energy-cost savings. June 22, 2012 What Are Your Top Tips for Saving Energy? What tips do you have for saving energy this summer? June 20, 2012 The Challenge: Improving the Energy Efficiency of Buildings Across the Nation Businesses across the country are also taking steps to improve their energy efficiency and reduce costs for American companies.

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

October 18, 2011 October 18, 2011 Fall: Energy Saving Changes with the Season How can you save energy (and money!) as we head into cooler months? Here's some tips. October 17, 2011 Renewable Energy: A Centuries-old Tradition ItWe often associate renewable energy as future, forward-thinking technology. However, just as in the case of da Vinci's curved mirror - many of these technologies are based on centuries old concepts and inventions. October 14, 2011 Have You Seen Our Energy 101 Videos? A reminder of all the resources the department provides to help us learn about subjects such as cool roofs, energy-efficient lighting choices, geothermal heat pumps, and many more. October 11, 2011 Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More Want to learn quickly about the basics of clean energy technologies - and

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

24, 2010 24, 2010 Green Means Go for Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Taxis The taxi, the icon of the bustling city, is getting a makeover. Cities nationwide are encouraging taxi fleets to turn over a new leaf and reduce their petroleum consumption. August 23, 2010 Apartment Hunting - Part II - Keeping those Energy Bills Down In the second of two entries on apartment hunting, I discuss things to look for that might help keep your energy bills low. August 23, 2010 New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! Interested in energy efficiency and renewable energy but a little confused by all the terms? Wondering how the technologies actually work? Maybe you're doing some research or working on a paper and just need a little background info. August 19, 2010 How Do You Save Energy and Stay Cool While Cooking in the Summer?

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 12, 2010 July 12, 2010 Changing How You Choose Light Bulbs Last month, the Federal Trade Commission announced that light bulbs will have a brand new style of packaging, starting in 2011. July 8, 2010 What Changes Are You Willing to Make to Save Energy at Work? What Aren't You Willing to Change? What changes are you willing to make to save energy at work? What aren't you willing to change? July 6, 2010 New Offices, New Ways of Working, and Abundant Energy Savings A few weeks ago, our entire communications office was lucky enough to be among the first to move into the new Research Support Facility (RSF) here at the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL). July 1, 2010 How Do You Save Energy When Entertaining in the Summer? The Independence Day holiday weekend is almost here! Saving energy during

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This Month on Energy Savers: October 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

1 1 This Month on Energy Savers: October 2011 October 31, 2011 - 7:50am Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory Fall is in the air, and October has us thinking about ways to keep warm through the fall and winter months. In case you've missed anything this month, here's a recap of October. This Month Energize Your Neighborhood this Halloween: Carve an Energy Pumpkin! Getting Ready to Set the Thermostat Low-And Keep it There! Happy Hallogreen! Fall: Energy Saving Changes with the Season Renewable Energy: A Centuries-old Tradition Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More Thoughts on a Two-Year Race Solar Decathlon: Appalachian State Wins People's Choice Award Weekly Questions-Did You Share Your Answer? How Are You Planning to Save Energy This Halloween?

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

June 2, 2009 June 2, 2009 Energy Efficient, Summer-Friendly Appliances If you're interested in looking for big energy efficiency purchases, here's a guide to help you get started. May 28, 2009 How Do You Stay Cool and Comfortable in Hot Weather? As you may have read on the blog over the past few weeks, the Stay Cool, Save Money site offers no-cost and low-cost tips for saving energy during the warm summer months, as well as ideas for long-term investments to help you save year round. Whether you rely on an air conditioner, strategically opened windows (and closed shades), fans, regular dips in the pool, or some other strategy entirely, tell us: How do you stay cool and comfortable in hot weather? May 26, 2009 Have a Question About Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy? Ask Ener-Gee

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 27, 2012 February 27, 2012 LEDs: The Future of Lighting is Here So, what do the little indicator light on your cell phone, a street light, an exit sign, and the common household light bulb have in common? February 24, 2012 Have You Ever Participated in a Clean Energy Student Competition or Program? This week, Eric shared with us a plethora of education-centered competitions, challenges, and other programs sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. February 23, 2012 State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program is Closed On Friday, February 17, 2012, the State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program closed officially in all U.S. states and territories. February 22, 2012 Energy Department Makes a Difference Helping Students' Careers To stay a top competitor in today's global economy, we need to make sure

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 9, 2009 November 9, 2009 Buying a Car? Find Out What it Will REALLY Cost You Each Year If you're in the market for a new car, you've probably been doing a lot of research. November 5, 2009 What Is Your Energy-Saving Success Story? On Tuesday, Chris discussed National Weatherization Day and some of the personal stories being highlighted on the new Energy Empowers site. November 3, 2009 Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Success Stories Last Friday was National Weatherization Day, which brought attention to the cost-saving and environmental benefits of a number of energy efficiency methods. November 2, 2009 Going Ductless with Heat Pumps Even though electric baseboard heating is about 100% efficient, it is a costly way of heating a house.To cut costs and energy consumption, we had a

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

3, 2009 3, 2009 Have You Used LED Light Strings? This week, you read about LED holiday light strings, which can use 90% less energy than regular incandescent light strings. December 1, 2009 Save Money with LED Holiday Light Strings LED (or light emitting diode) light strings can use 90% less energy than regular incandescent light strings. They also last about ten times longer, are cooler than incandescents (reducing fire hazards), and are more durable. November 30, 2009 Energy Efficiency Can Be at the Top of Your Shopping List I hope your holidays are filled with cool ways to fine-tune your life that will get you closer to the cutting edge of energy efficiency. November 24, 2009 Green Living, Green Technologies: Things to Be Thankful For We live in a time where improvements in technology make it possible to live

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 9, 2010 February 9, 2010 Drafty Windows: Is it Better to Insulate or Replace Them? I've lived in my condominium for several years, and though it naturally stays cooler in the summer (with all west-facing windows) I struggle to keep it warm in the winter without taking out a loan to pay utilities February 8, 2010 Energy Pyramids: Useful Concepts, Not More Pyramid Schemes The Energy Use Pyramid is a valuable resource, especially for new building design. February 4, 2010 How Has Saving Energy Affected Your Health? We don't often speak of it in these terms, but saving energy can sometimes have a positive influence on your health. February 2, 2010 Sites I Thought About Last Wednesday While President Obama was talking about his plans and goals for the future, it made me think of a lot of the work that EERE is already doing.

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This Month on Energy Savers: October 2011 | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

October 2011 October 2011 This Month on Energy Savers: October 2011 October 31, 2011 - 7:50am Addthis Andrea Spikes Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory Fall is in the air, and October has us thinking about ways to keep warm through the fall and winter months. In case you've missed anything this month, here's a recap of October. This Month Energize Your Neighborhood this Halloween: Carve an Energy Pumpkin! Getting Ready to Set the Thermostat Low-And Keep it There! Happy Hallogreen! Fall: Energy Saving Changes with the Season Renewable Energy: A Centuries-old Tradition Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More Thoughts on a Two-Year Race Solar Decathlon: Appalachian State Wins People's Choice Award Weekly Questions-Did You Share Your Answer?

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

December 13, 2011 December 13, 2011 Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs to Solve Our Energy Challenges One of the most important things we can do to provide for a more sustainable future for our children and grandchildren is find new ways to unlock our ingenuity. December 12, 2011 Saving Energy Down South I spent Thanksgiving week in Arizona with my parents, who are very energy conscious although my father says "I find my thoughts are more of efficiency than saving the planet, however the results are the same." December 9, 2011 FAQs: Copyrighted Images and Text on the Website All of the material on Energysavers.gov is copyright-free, and is in the public domain. December 6, 2011 Walkin' in a Winter Wonderland It's that time again. It's "X shopping days until Christmas," you're maybe

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 30, 2009 July 30, 2009 What Will You be Buying for an Energy Tax Credit? On Tuesday, Allison talked about her experience shopping for a patio door that met the requirements for a federal tax credit for energy efficiency. She found that it's important to make sure the manufacturer can provide a certification statement verifying that the product meets all requirements for a federal tax credit. What will you be buying for an energy tax credit? July 28, 2009 Give Me My Tax Credit! (Or, How I Almost Bought the Wrong Patio Door) Over the past few weeks, my husband and I have been shopping for a new patio door. We currently have a sliding glass door that we have always hated-full exposure to winds from the west and to open fields behind our house mean that we always have dirt and dust getting in through that door,

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 8, 2012 November 8, 2012 The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that just cleaning the lint screen before each and every load of laundry can save you an average of $34 per year. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Kameleon007 Drying Clothes and Saving Money this Fall Season Routine maintenance on your clothes dryer not only saves you money, but keeps you safe from fires. November 7, 2012 Burning firewood can keep you warm and cozy while keeping your thermostat and electricity use low. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Pgiam. Cozy Up to the Fire While Saving Money and Energy Have a wood-burning fireplace? Using it during the cold winter months could help reduce your energy use and save you money. November 6, 2012 Natural gas jitneys like this are Atlantic City's main form of public transportation. These vehicles were used to evacuate vulnerable residents during Hurricane Sandy. This vehicle is fueling up at a natural gas station built, owned, and operated by Clean Energy Fuels, who kept the station running despite widespread shortages of gasoline and diesel elsewhere. | Photo courtesy of Clean Energy

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 27, 2010 April 27, 2010 Electrifying Your Drive Before you put down a deposit, it's helpful to understand the different types of electric drive technologies. April 26, 2010 Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions The appliance rebate program has been wildly successful in many states. April 22, 2010 How Are You Celebrating Earth Day? Share your Earth Day plans with us. April 21, 2010 Get the Family in on the Energy-Saving Act The Department of Energy (DOE) has several websites designed specifically for environmentally conscious kids. April 20, 2010 Celebrate Earth Day! This year, April 22 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. April 19, 2010 Ideas for What to Do this Earth Day Given that Earth Day's coming up in a couple of days, you might find a few things you can do if you choose to celebrate Earth Day this year.

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 26, 2013 November 26, 2013 Turning off your engine while waiting in the parking lot is a great way to save money on gas. | Photo courtesy of Kristy Keel-Blackmon, NREL/21196. Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips Save money on gas this holiday season with our three efficient driving tips. November 25, 2013 Save time and money on your next road trip with our top three driving tools. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/gioadventures. Top 3 Driving Tools That Will Help Save You Money at the Pump Save time and money on your next road trip with these top three interactive driving tools. November 21, 2013 Take advantage of tax credits for energy-efficient purchases before the end of the year. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Tsuji Get Your Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency Before They Expire

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

October 8, 2009 October 8, 2009 How Would You Use a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle? We know many of you are driving hybrid electric vehicles, but what do you think about neighborhood electric vehicles? October 6, 2009 Low-Speed Electric Vehicles: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You? On one of the Navy bases I visited were electric golf carts also known as neighborhood electric vehicles or NEVs. October 5, 2009 Hybrid Electric Vehicles: How They Perform in the Real World I'm particularly impressed with the data DOE has gathered as part of the Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity (AVTA) on many of the makes and models of hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs) commercially available in the United States. October 1, 2009 How Will You Observe Energy Awareness Month? Learn more about Energy Awareness Month and how you can download or order

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

January 13, 2012 January 13, 2012 Have You Found Any Energy-Efficient Bargains? This week, Elizabeth shared her retail adventures in the clearance section of a store where she picked up some LED light strings at bargain prices. January 10, 2012 Post-Holiday Holiday Shopping Ah, January. It's still cold and it's still dark all the time, but now all the cheerful Christmas lights have come down so there's nothing to break up the monotony. What's there to do? January 9, 2012 Musings on Water (and Power) My household water comes from a well, and every drop of water that I use in the house has to be pumped out of the ground by an electrically operated pump; therefore, the less water I use, the less the pump has to operate, and the less electricity is used. January 6, 2012 FAQs: Have Tax Credits Been Extended Into 2012?

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Columbia Water and Light - Residential Super Saver Loans | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Residential Super Saver Loans Residential Super Saver Loans Columbia Water and Light - Residential Super Saver Loans < Back Eligibility Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Heating Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Solar Maximum Rebate $15,000 Program Info State Missouri Program Type Utility Loan Program Rebate Amount Home Performance Super Saver Loan: up to $15,000 Provider Columbia Water and Light The Columbia Water and Light (CWL) Home Performance Super Saver Loan allows Columbia residents to finance energy improvements to homes with affordable, low interest loans with five to ten year terms. If a Water and Light

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DPF -"Hydrated EGR" Fuel Saver System | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Fuel Saver System DPF -"Hydrated EGR" Fuel Saver System GreenPower muffler uses hydrated exhaust gas recirculation to reduce NOx and improve fuel efficiency deer08rim.pdf More...

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Connect with EERE and Energy Savers on Facebook | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Connect with EERE and Energy Savers on Facebook Connect with EERE and Energy Savers on Facebook Connect with EERE and Energy Savers on Facebook April 5, 2010 - 9:53am Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory As a communicator, I'm constantly amazed how social media continues to impact consumers' lives in new and surprising ways. Social networks reach an estimated 940 million people around the world, according to a January 2010 research study by a European Internet research firm. Politicians, big-box retailers, and airlines are among some of the thousands of industries reaching customers on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other spaces. Many of you have already connected with our Energy Savers Facebook fan page. Thank you! More than 1,300 Facebook users are social with Energy

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Homes Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Blog Blog Homes Blog RSS November 8, 2013 The Jackson County Welcome Center in Moss Point, Mississippi. The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved new rules that will help provide utility customers several pathways to increase energy efficiency. | Photo courtesy of Energy and Natural Resources Division, Mississippi Development Authority Mississippi Adopts New Rules to Save Energy, Money The Mississippi Public Service Commission has issued new rules that will help provide utility customers several pathways to increase energy efficiency. August 15, 2013 New Energy Saver 101 infographic breaks down a home energy audit, explaining what energy auditors look for and the special tools they use to determine where a home is wasting energy. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 4, 2012 April 4, 2012 This Month on Energy Savers: March 2012 We also covered some driving tips to help save money at the pump, ideas for new parents, and unveiled how you can connect with energy savings tips on the go. April 2, 2012 Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) The text version for the Home Energy Checkup 101 video. April 2, 2012 Blower door test during a home energy audit. Credit: Holtkamp Heating & A/C, Inc. Blower Door Tests Professional energy auditors use blower door tests to help determine a home's airtightness. April 2, 2012 The Brookhaven National Laboratory developed the PFT (PerFluorocarbon tracer gas) technique to measure changes over time when determining a building's air-infiltration rate. PFT Air Infiltration Measurement Technique

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Energy Savers in the Community: Fuel Cell Vehicle Pioneer | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Savers in the Community: Fuel Cell Vehicle Pioneer Energy Savers in the Community: Fuel Cell Vehicle Pioneer Energy Savers in the Community: Fuel Cell Vehicle Pioneer February 17, 2010 - 10:58am Addthis Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program As the communications coordinator for EERE's Clean Cities program, I'm always on the lookout for interesting stories about alternative fuel vehicles. So when my church pastor, Todd Thomas, mentioned that he'd soon be driving a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, it caught my attention. What a unique opportunity! Luckily, he was more than willing to sit down with me and describe his experiences. From September to October 2009, Todd participated in Project Driveway, a Chevrolet fuel cell vehicle pilot program. Fuel cell vehicles run on hydrogen, the simplest and most abundant element in the universe. The

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Bringing Better Information to the Energy Savers Crowd | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

hands of the public. These outreach events run the gamut from sustainability expos and Earth Day celebrations to home shows and energy-efficient building showcases. It's great to...

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Lansing Board of Water and Light - Hometown Energy Savers® Residential  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Savers® Savers® Residential Rebates Lansing Board of Water and Light - Hometown Energy Savers® Residential Rebates < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Manufacturing Appliances & Electronics Construction Heating Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Other Program Info State Michigan Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Small Business Direct Install Program: No cost or purchase necessary for participation Custom $0.08/kWh Commercial Cooking Equipment: Varies Commercial Refrigeration Equipment: Varies Lighting Compact Fluorescent Lamps: $1.50-$8 Compact Fluorescent Lamp Fixtures: $20 LED Lamps: $5-$15 LED Fixtures: $20 LED Exit Signs: $12.50

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HUD PowerSaver Pilot Loan Program  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

HUD PowerSaver Pilot Loan Program HUD PowerSaver Pilot Loan Program Title HUD PowerSaver Pilot Loan Program Publication Type Policy Brief Authors Zimring, Mark, Ian M. Hoffman, and Merrian C. Fuller Tertiary Authors Borgeson, Merrian Secondary Title Clean Energy Program Policy Brief Publisher LBNL Place Published Berkeley Year of Publication 2010 Pagination 6 Date Published 12/2010 Abstract The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced the creation of a pilot loan program for home energy improvements. The PowerSaver loan program is a new, energy-focused variant of the Title I Property Improvement Loan Insurance Program (Title I Program) and is planned for introduction in early 2011. The PowerSaver pilot will provide lender insurance for secured and unsecured loans up to $25,000 to single family homeowners. These loans will specifically target residential energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements. HUD estimates the two-year pilot will fund approximately 24,000 loans worth up to $300 million; the program is not capped. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), HUD"s mortgage insurance unit, will provide up to $25 million in grants as incentives to participating lenders. FHA is seeking lenders in communities with existing programs for promoting residential energy upgrades.

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#AskEnergySaver: Renewable Energy | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

efficient and cannot feed any excess solar thermal energy collected back to the electric grid. That means that in some cases, the systems can produce more energy than a...

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Watch For New PowerSaver Pilot Loan Program in Your Area | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Watch For New PowerSaver Pilot Loan Program in Your Area Watch For New PowerSaver Pilot Loan Program in Your Area Watch For New PowerSaver Pilot Loan Program in Your Area May 3, 2011 - 7:30am Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy For anybody who has heard about the many benefits of upgrading your home with an energy efficient water heater or furnace-or has wanted to make simple energy-saving home improvements such as insulating their attic, sealing their ducts, and installing better doors and windows-there may be a new financing option coming to a lender near you. As readers of this blog know, putting energy efficient products and installing renewable energy systems in your home can slash your monthly energy bills, but a hurdle that some would-be energy savers run up against

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SmartSaver: Turning Flash Drive into a Disk Energy Saver for Mobile , Song Jiang2  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

- cies usually take conservative approaches to save disk energy, and disk energy consumption remains drive -- saving disk energy. This is achieved by using the flash drive as a standby buffer for caching to 41% of disk energy can be saved with a relatively small amount of data written to the flash drive

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#AskEnergySaver: Building Envelopes | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

for flashing and for insulating to minimize water and moisture intrusion and energy loss? What are the most energy-efficient window types in cold environments? -- from Daniel...

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#AskEnergySaver: Saving Energy During Summer | Department of...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

set point decreases the amount of energy your house uses because it decreases the rate of heat loss or gain. That means the closer your setback temperature is to the outdoor...

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Xcel Energy - Residential and Low Income Home Energy Service | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Xcel Energy - Residential and Low Income Home Energy Service Xcel Energy - Residential and Low Income Home Energy Service Xcel Energy - Residential and Low Income Home Energy Service < Back Eligibility Installer/Contractor Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Other Sealing Your Home Ventilation Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Program Info Start Date 1/1/2011 Expiration Date 12/31/2012 State New Mexico Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Evaporative Cooling: $200-$1000/unit Saver's Switch A/C Cycling: $20/ton of enrolled air conditioning Refrigerator Recycling: $75 CFLs: $1/bulb LED's: $10/bulb

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Home Energy Yardstick : ENERGY STAR  

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Home > Home Improvement > Home Energy Yardstick Home > Home Improvement > Home Energy Yardstick Home Energy Yardstick Assess the energy efficiency of your home and see how it measures up: EPA's Home Energy Yardstick provides a simple assessment of your home's annual energy use compared to similar homes. By answering a few basic questions about your home, you can get: Your home's Home Energy Yardstick score (on a scale of 1 to 10); Insights into how much of your home's energy use is related to heating and cooling versus other everyday uses like appliances, lighting, and hot water; Links to guidance from ENERGY STAR on how to increase your home's score, improve comfort, and lower utility bills; and An estimate of your home's annual carbon emissions. Learn more about how the Home Energy Yardstick works.

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Energy Savers: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Southern Energy Homes...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Southern Energy Homes, Russellville, AL DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Southern Energy Homes, Russellville, AL Case study of the first manufactured home built to the DOE...

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#AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Air Sealing Questions | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

energy costs. And much of that energy -- 20 percent or more -- is wasted on things like air leaks, poor insulation, and inefficient heating and cooling systems. Here at the...

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#AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Weatherization Questions | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

month, we're answering your questions about weatherization. | Graphic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Allison Lantero Allison Lantero Digital Content Specialist, Office of...

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What Inspires You to Save Money and Energy at Home? | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Inspires You to Save Money and Energy at Home? Inspires You to Save Money and Energy at Home? What Inspires You to Save Money and Energy at Home? November 10, 2011 - 5:54am Addthis Personal inspiration for energy efficiency and renewable energy comes in many forms. Be it social, economical, or environmental, there is no shortage of motivation to save money and energy at home and on the road. This week we heard from Ernie, who talked about the inspiration of music, and Drew pointed out the shorter days of the season which inspired him to take a closer look at lighting timers. What inspires you to save money and energy at home? E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles Inspiration of Music What Inspires You to Save Money and Energy at Home? Tips: Your Home's Energy Use

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How Do You Save Energy When Working at Home? | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

How Do You Save Energy When Working at Home? How Do You Save Energy When Working at Home? How Do You Save Energy When Working at Home? January 27, 2011 - 6:30am Addthis Last week we talked a little about ways to save energy when working at home. Many people spend at least some time working from home. While telecommuting has many advantages, you also may be using a bit more energy than you would otherwise. So, tell us: How do you save energy when working at home? Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please comment with your answers, and also feel free to respond to other comments. E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles How Do You Choose the Right Lights for Your Home?

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Lumens Placard (Green) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

lumensplacard-green.eps More Documents & Publications Lumens Placard (Green) Energy Saver 101: Home Cooling Infographic Consumer Light Bulb Changes: Briefing and Resources for...

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Home Energy Assessments  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A home energy assessment, also known as a home energy audit, is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes and to evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. An assessment will show you problems that may, when corrected, save you significant amounts of money over time. This video shows some of the ways that a contractor may test your home during an assessment, and helps you understand how an assessment can help you move toward energy savings. Find out more at: http://www.energysavers.gov/your_home/energy_audits/index.cfm/mytopic=11160

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What Improvements Did You Make After a Home Energy Assessment? | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Improvements Did You Make After a Home Energy Assessment? Improvements Did You Make After a Home Energy Assessment? What Improvements Did You Make After a Home Energy Assessment? April 1, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis On Tuesday, Elizabeth pointed you to some resources on home energy assessments, also known as home energy audits. If you've never had one, Energy Savers has a new video describing what you can expect from a professional home energy assessment. If you have done a home energy assessment-whether it was professional or do-it-yourself, tell us: What improvements did you make after a home energy assessment? Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please comment with your answers, and also feel free to respond to other comments. E-mail

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Homes | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Science & Innovation » Energy Efficiency » Homes Science & Innovation » Energy Efficiency » Homes Homes New Savings Projects provide step-by-step instructions on home energy efficiency improvements. Learn how to weatherstrip double-hung (or sash) windows. Also check out our guide to sealing air leaks with caulk. New Savings Projects provide step-by-step instructions on home energy efficiency improvements. Learn how to weatherstrip double-hung (or sash) windows. Also check out our guide to sealing air leaks with caulk. Our homes are a major source of energy use in the U.S. Improving the

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Have You Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home? | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Have You Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home? Have You Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home? Have You Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home? June 8, 2012 - 1:01pm Addthis Earlier this week, Stephanie shared the first part of her story about the energy audit she got for her home and the changes it encouraged her to make. Home energy assessments (also known as energy audits) can be a great way to learn where you're spending too much money on energy in your home. But if you have your own stories, we'd love to hear them! This week, we're asking: Have you ever gotten an energy assessment for your home? What did you learn? You have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov.

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Have You Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home? | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home? Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home? Have You Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home? June 8, 2012 - 1:01pm Addthis Earlier this week, Stephanie shared the first part of her story about the energy audit she got for her home and the changes it encouraged her to make. Home energy assessments (also known as energy audits) can be a great way to learn where you're spending too much money on energy in your home. But if you have your own stories, we'd love to hear them! This week, we're asking: Have you ever gotten an energy assessment for your home? What did you learn? You have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov.

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What Do You Wish You Knew About Home Solar Energy? | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Wish You Knew About Home Solar Energy? Wish You Knew About Home Solar Energy? What Do You Wish You Knew About Home Solar Energy? September 28, 2011 - 12:51pm Addthis Solar Decathlon 2011 is in full swing, and the Energy Savers blog is all about home solar energy during the event! If you aren't familiar with it, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The event is fun, informative, and fascinating. We want to know what you'd like to know: What do you wish you knew about home solar energy? We'll try to answer your questions in the comment section of the blog, or give you links you can use to find out! Each week, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about

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AIM: A Home-Owner Usable Energy Calculator for Existing Residential Homes  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. These values are extrapolated for years prior and after 1997-2004. ? ASHRAE Fundamentals: provided generic U-value and SHGC of windows for window types obtained from NAHB data ? Home Energy Saver: for HVAC and DHW system efficiencies ? FSEC publications....48,Code) min(0.48,Code) 2008 0.36 max(13,Code) max(30,Code) max(30,Code) min(0.77,Code) min(0.77,Code) min(0.48,Code) min(0.48,Code) Year of Const. Ceiling R-value [3,4] Window U-value [3,4] Window SHGC [4...

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Back to School and Saving Energy at Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Back to School and Saving Energy at Home Back to School and Saving Energy at Home Back to School and Saving Energy at Home September 6, 2013 - 10:23am Addthis The school year can mean energy savings for your household. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/morganl The school year can mean energy savings for your household. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/morganl Erik Hyrkas Erik Hyrkas Media Relations Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? Emptying your house for the day can save you energy and money this fall. Labor Day has come and gone, which means the kids are back at school and your home is likely empty (or emptier) during the day. With this in mind, opportunities for saving on your electric bill have increased tremendously. Check out our Energy Saver list below of ways to save

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Southern Homes, Russellville...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Southern Homes, Russellville, AL DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Southern Homes, Russellville, AL Case study of the first manufactured home built to the DOE Zero Energy...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Garbett Homes, Herriman...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Garbett Homes, Herriman, UT, Production Home DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Garbett Homes, Herriman, UT, Production Home Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in...

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Home Energy Score Program  

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Home Energy Score Program Home Energy Score Program Peer Review April 3, 2013 Joan Glickman, US DOE Norm Bourassa, LBNL joan.glickman@ee.doe.gov, 202-586-5607 njbourassa@lbl.gov, 510-495-2677 BTO Program Peer Review 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Problem Statement: * Significant underinvestment in energy efficiency in residential sector * High costs of traditional energy audits and ratings * No standard method for understanding and comparing the energy efficiency

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Home Energy Score Program  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Score Program Home Energy Score Program Peer Review April 3, 2013 Joan Glickman, US DOE Norm Bourassa, LBNL joan.glickman@ee.doe.gov, 202-586-5607 njbourassa@lbl.gov, 510-495-2677 BTO Program Peer Review 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Problem Statement: * Significant underinvestment in energy efficiency in residential sector * High costs of traditional energy audits and ratings * No standard method for understanding and comparing the energy efficiency

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Homes | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Homes Homes Homes EERE leads a robust network of researchers and other partners to continually develop cost-effective energy-saving solutions that help make our country run better through increased efficiency — promoting better plants, manufacturing processes, and products; more efficient new homes and improved older homes; and other solutions to enhance the buildings in which we work, shop, and lead our everyday lives. EERE leads a robust network of researchers and other partners to continually develop cost-effective energy-saving solutions that help make our country run better through increased efficiency - promoting better plants, manufacturing processes, and products; more efficient new homes and improved older homes; and other solutions to enhance the buildings in which

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Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable March 21, 2013 - 12:00pm Q&A Have a story about improving your home's energy efficiency? Share your story with us & it could be the next one we profile on energy.gov! Share your story Addthis Learn how a home energy audit is helping Seth Budick and his family save money on their energy bills, reduce their carbon footprint and make their home more comfortable. | Photo courtesy of Seth Budick. Learn how a home energy audit is helping Seth Budick and his family save money on their energy bills, reduce their carbon footprint and make their home more comfortable. | Photo courtesy of Seth Budick. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka

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Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable Home Energy Audits: Making Homes More Energy Efficient and Comfortable March 21, 2013 - 12:00pm Q&A Have a story about improving your home's energy efficiency? Share your story with us & it could be the next one we profile on energy.gov! Share your story Addthis Learn how a home energy audit is helping Seth Budick and his family save money on their energy bills, reduce their carbon footprint and make their home more comfortable. | Photo courtesy of Seth Budick. Learn how a home energy audit is helping Seth Budick and his family save money on their energy bills, reduce their carbon footprint and make their home more comfortable. | Photo courtesy of Seth Budick. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka

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Everything You Need to Know about Home Energy Assessments | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Everything You Need to Know about Home Energy Assessments Everything You Need to Know about Home Energy Assessments Everything You Need to Know about Home Energy Assessments March 30, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory We've talked an awful lot about home energy assessments (or "energy audits") here on this blog. So if you've been following us for a while, you already know the drill: You spend a bit of money on an assessment, you get a detailed analysis of where your house is wasting energy, and you end up with a targeted way to improve your home. But if you'd like to learn more-or you want to pass along the love of energy assessments to others-Energy Savers has now put together a video that describes the entire process! The video provides a basic overview of just about everything you'd need to

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How Are You Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer? | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer? Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer? How Are You Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer? July 21, 2011 - 8:06am Addthis This week, Allison shared her experience of adding insulation to her attic. The result? A better-insulated home with less use of her air conditioning system. It's one of several things she's doing to keep her home cool during the summer (though insulation is effective year round). How are you keeping your home cool this summer? Have you taken any steps to improve the efficiency of your attic? Each week, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles How Do You Shade Your Home in the Summer?

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How Are You Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer? | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

How Are You Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer? How Are You Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer? How Are You Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer? July 21, 2011 - 8:06am Addthis This week, Allison shared her experience of adding insulation to her attic. The result? A better-insulated home with less use of her air conditioning system. It's one of several things she's doing to keep her home cool during the summer (though insulation is effective year round). How are you keeping your home cool this summer? Have you taken any steps to improve the efficiency of your attic? Each week, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles How Do You Shade Your Home in the Summer?

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Green Extreme Homes &...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Green Extreme Homes & Carl Franklin Homes, Garland, TX DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Green Extreme Homes & Carl Franklin Homes, Garland, TX Case study of a DOE Zero Energy...

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How Do You Find Thermal Leaks in Your Home? | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

How Do You Find Thermal Leaks in Your Home? How Do You Find Thermal Leaks in Your Home? How Do You Find Thermal Leaks in Your Home? March 31, 2011 - 7:30am Addthis On Monday, John told you about the thermal leak detector he purchased to help him find and seal leaks in his home. A thermal leak detector can be a great tool to help you find leaks in your own home, but it's not your only option. In addition to tools like this, you can also use some of our tips on do-it-yourself energy assessments, or you could get a professional energy assessment. How do you find thermal leaks in your home? Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please e-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov.

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Efficiency » Homes » Home Weatherization » Home Energy Energy Efficiency » Homes » Home Weatherization » Home Energy Audits Home Energy Audits November 26, 2013 Professional Home Energy Audits A home energy audit is the first step to assessing how much energy your home consumes and to deciding what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. October 28, 2013 William Stewart, with Veterans Green Jobs, blows cellulose insulation in the interior walls of a Lakewood, Colorado, home. This home is part of the Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program that supports energy efficiency upgrades to low-income homes in Denver. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL. Weatherization Saves Families Energy and Money In honor of National Weatherization Day, we're highlighting how energy

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home: Healthy Efficient Homes - Spirit...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Old Greenwich, CT, Custom DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Cobblestone Homes, Midland, MI DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Caldwell and Johnson, Charlestown, RI...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Cobblestone Homes, Midland...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Old Greenwich, CT, Custom DOE Zero Energy Ready Home: Healthy Efficient Homes - Spirit Lake, Iowa DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Caldwell and Johnson, Charlestown, RI...

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Home Energy Score Sample Report  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Home Energy Score is a national rating system developed by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Score reflects the energy efficiency of a home based on the homes structure and heating, cooling, and hot water systems. The Home Facts provide details about the current structure and systems. Recommendations show how to improve the energy efficiency of the home to achieve a higher score and save money.

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Home Energy Score | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score Home Energy Score The Home Energy Score is similar to a vehicle's mile-per-gallon rating. The Home Energy Score allows homeowners to compare the energy performance of their homes to other homes nationwide. It also provides homeowners with suggestions for improving their homes' efficiency. The process starts with a Home Energy Score Qualified Assessor collecting energy information during a brief home walk-through. Using the Home Energy Scoring Tool, developed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the Qualified Assessor then scores the home on a scale of 1 to 10. A score of 10 indicates that the home has excellent energy performance. A score of 1 indicates the home needs extensive energy improvements. In addition to

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What Light Bulbs Do You Use in Your Home? | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Light Bulbs Do You Use in Your Home? Light Bulbs Do You Use in Your Home? What Light Bulbs Do You Use in Your Home? June 1, 2012 - 2:28pm Addthis Earlier this week, Eric Barendsen posted about the differences in costs between traditional and energy efficient light bulbs. Several people already chimed in on the original post. (Thanks a bunch for sharing!) But for today's question of the week, we're wondering: What light bulbs do you use in your own home? You have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles Are You Prepared for a Blackout? Do You Have Windows That Need Replacing? By taking simple steps to improve your home's energy efficiency, you can save up to 30 percent on your energy bill. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity.

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Tips: Booklet Distribution | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Tips: Booklet Distribution Tips: Booklet Distribution Tips: Booklet Distribution April 11, 2012 - 8:54am Addthis Tips: Booklet Distribution There are many ways to obtain Energy Savers-Tips for Saving Money and Energy at Home! You can access Energy Savers, as well as the Spanish-language Energy Savers, in the following ways. Order booklets in bulk quantities through the Energy Savers Partnership. Order now! Organizations can order booklet copies in bulk, for distribution to your customers, members, or employees. The Energy Savers booklet and the Spanish Energy Savers booklet are available for ordering. Booklet ordering is available for a limited time, at low cost to you. Please place your orders directly with the printer through the online web site. Order today for delivery before the winter heating season!

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Top 11 Things You Didn't Know About Saving Energy at Home: Summer Edition |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Top 11 Things You Didn't Know About Saving Energy at Home: Summer Top 11 Things You Didn't Know About Saving Energy at Home: Summer Edition Top 11 Things You Didn't Know About Saving Energy at Home: Summer Edition June 8, 2012 - 3:33pm Addthis What could you be doing differently this summer to conserve energy and save money? | Photo courtesy of 401kcalculator.org. What could you be doing differently this summer to conserve energy and save money? | Photo courtesy of 401kcalculator.org. April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs For more energy saving tips: Visit Energy Savers: Your Home Watch for the next installment of this energy saving series! This is the first installment of a new Energy.gov series highlighting the

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Top 11 Things You Didn't Know About Saving Energy at Home: Summer Edition |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Top 11 Things You Didn't Know About Saving Energy at Home: Summer Top 11 Things You Didn't Know About Saving Energy at Home: Summer Edition Top 11 Things You Didn't Know About Saving Energy at Home: Summer Edition June 8, 2012 - 3:33pm Addthis What could you be doing differently this summer to conserve energy and save money? | Photo courtesy of 401kcalculator.org. What could you be doing differently this summer to conserve energy and save money? | Photo courtesy of 401kcalculator.org. April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs For more energy saving tips: Visit Energy Savers: Your Home Watch for the next installment of this energy saving series! This is the first installment of a new Energy.gov series highlighting the

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What Do You Think of the Redesigned EERE Home Page? | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

What Do You Think of the Redesigned EERE Home Page? What Do You Think of the Redesigned EERE Home Page? What Do You Think of the Redesigned EERE Home Page? March 11, 2010 - 5:30am Addthis On Monday, Andrea pointed you to the redesigned EERE home page. While this blog usually focuses on resources from EnergySavers.gov and other sites that are specifically for consumers, we know that many readers are interested in broader energy efficiency and renewable energy information. That's where the EERE site comes in, with its information on the latest research, development, deployment, and Department of Energy activities. We truly want to make all of these resources useful for you, so take a look and tell us: What do you think of the redesigned EERE home page? Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question

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Home Energy Score FAQs for Partners  

Energy Savers [EERE]

What types of homes can get a Home Energy Score? Where is the Home Energy Score offered? Who can become a Home Energy Score Partner? Why should I become a Home Energy Score...

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Home Energy Score FAQs for Homeowners  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Why should I get a Home Energy Score? What types of homes can get a Home Energy Score? How do I get a Home Energy Score? What does the Assessor look for during a Home Energy Score...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Mandalay Homes, Prescott...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Study: Mandalay Homes, Prescott Valley, AZ DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Mandalay Homes, Prescott Valley, AZ Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home in northern AZ that...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Mandalay Homes, Phoenix...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Mandalay Homes, Phoenix, AZ, Affordable DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Mandalay Homes, Phoenix, AZ, Affordable Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Phoenix, AZ...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Amerisips Homes, Charleston...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Amerisips Homes, Charleston, SC DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Amerisips Homes, Charleston, SC Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home on Johns Island in Charleston, SC,...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Cobblestone Homes, Midland...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Cobblestone Homes, Midland, MI DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Cobblestone Homes, Midland, MI Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home in Midland, MI, that scored HERS 49...

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Weatherization » Home Energy Audits Weatherization » Home Energy Audits Home Energy Audits A home energy checkup helps owners determine where their house is losing energy and money - and how such problems can be corrected to make the home more energy efficient. A professional technician -- often called an energy auditor -- can give your home a checkup. Items shown here include checking for leaks, examining insulation, inspecting the furnace and ductwork, performing a blower door test and using an infrared camera. Learn more about a professional home energy audit. A home energy audit, also known as a home energy assessment, is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes and to evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. An assessment will show you problems that may, when corrected, save you

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Home Energy Score: Information for Home Energy Assessors | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Assessors Home Energy Assessors Home Energy Score: Information for Home Energy Assessors To offer the Home Energy Score to homeowners, Qualified Assessors work directly with Home Energy Score Partners and must be certified as a Building Performance Institute (BPI) Building Analyst or a Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) HERS Rater, and receive a passing grade on DOE's Home Energy Scoring Tool test. DOE provides interested assessors with access to training materials and after being qualified, access to the online Scoring Tool and data collection sheet. Training Opportunities In April 2013, DOE began to develop a 3-D immersive simulation training and testing (3-DISTT) software program for interested Home Energy Score assessors. The 3-DISTT software uses computer-based simulations to recreate

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What Light Bulbs Do You Use in Your Home? | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

What Light Bulbs Do You Use in Your Home? What Light Bulbs Do You Use in Your Home? What Light Bulbs Do You Use in Your Home? June 1, 2012 - 2:28pm Addthis Earlier this week, Eric Barendsen posted about the differences in costs between traditional and energy efficient light bulbs. Several people already chimed in on the original post. (Thanks a bunch for sharing!) But for today's question of the week, we're wondering: What light bulbs do you use in your own home? You have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles Are You Prepared for a Blackout? Lighting Choices Save You Money. Energy-efficient light bulbs are available in a wide variety of sizes and shapes.

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Department of Energy Home Page  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Search Home Page Contents ABOUT DOE About The Department of Energy (Learn about the Department of Energy, its mission, plans, organizational structure,...

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Home Energy Score Partners | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score » Home Energy Score Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score » Home Energy Score Partners Home Energy Score Partners Home Energy Score Partners The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is partnering with state and local governments, utilities, and non-profit organizations across the country to make the Home Energy Score widely available to homeowners. Current partners, along with descriptions of their residential energy efficiency efforts, can be found by clicking on this interactive map. To become a Home Energy Score Partner, an organization must score a minimum of 200 homes in the first year, and provide quality assurance by rescoring 5% of these homes. Organizations interested in becoming a Partner can contact the program via email at homeenergyscore@ee.doe.gov. You can find frequently asked questions for partners on the Frequently

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Energy Jobs: Home Energy Auditor | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Home Energy Auditor Energy Jobs: Home Energy Auditor October 8, 2014 - 9:44am Addthis A home energy auditor gives a homeowner advice on how to better weatherize his home. | Photo...

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Home Energy Scoring Tool | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Home Energy Scoring Tool Home Energy Scoring Tool Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Home Energy Scoring Tool Agency/Company /Organization: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Buildings - Residential Phase: Evaluate Effectiveness and Revise as Needed Topics: Resource assessment Resource Type: Online calculator User Interface: Website Website: www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/homeenergyscore/ OpenEI Keyword(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Tools Language: English References: Home Energy Scoring Tool[1] Generate clear and credible home energy assessments; recommend customized upgrades and cost saving tips; compare the energy use of different homes The Home Energy Score allows a homeowner to compare her or his home's energy consumption to that of other homes, similar to a vehicle's

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Home : ENERGY STAR  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Who dared imagine? Who dared imagine? Our newest video celebrates 20 years of success with our innovative ENERGY STAR partners. See the Video EPA Logo ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency. Learn more about ENERGY STAR. A comprehensive review of ENERGY STAR and other EPA climate protection partnerships. See 2011 Annual Report. Basic information on climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, and climate change science. See Climate Change. With help from ENERGY STAR, by 2012, Americans had cumulatively prevented more than 1.8 billion metric tons of GHG emissions. See 2012 Achievements. Energy Efficiency For Your Home

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Home Energy Assessments | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Assessments Energy Assessments Home Energy Assessments Addthis Description A home energy assessment, also known as a home energy audit, is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes and to evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. An assessment will show you problems that may, when corrected, save you significant amounts of money over time. This video shows some of the ways that a contractor may test your home during an assessment, and helps you understand how an assessment can help you move toward energy savings. Speakers Jason Dispenza Duration 1:44 Topic Home Weatherization Home Energy Audits Consumption Credit Energy Department Video MR. : Core to any energy audit, you've got a blower door test; an infrared camera scan; combustion safety testing for homes with gas

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FORGE Home | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

FORGE Home The Energy Department envisions Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) as a dedicated site where scientists and engineers will be able to...

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Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home's Energy Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency April 24, 2013 - 12:30pm Addthis Miss our Earth Day Hangout? View it now. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Want more info? Check out Energy Saver for tips and advice on ways to reduce your energy use. This week, more than 1 billion people in more than 190 countries celebrated Earth Day, demonstrating their support for environmental protection. First started in 1970 to encourage environmental reform, Earth Day is now an opportunity to take individual actions to protect the environment and use our resources -- like energy -- more efficiently. To celebrate Earth Day, we hosted a live Q&A to share tips and advice that

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home's Energy Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency April 24, 2013 - 12:30pm Addthis Miss our Earth Day Hangout? View it now. Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Want more info? Check out Energy Saver for tips and advice on ways to reduce your energy use. This week, more than 1 billion people in more than 190 countries celebrated Earth Day, demonstrating their support for environmental protection. First started in 1970 to encourage environmental reform, Earth Day is now an opportunity to take individual actions to protect the environment and use our resources -- like energy -- more efficiently. To celebrate Earth Day, we hosted a live Q&A to share tips and advice that

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Resources  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home provides resources for successfully building and selling zero-energy ready homes in today's market.

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Home Energy Solutions for Existing Homes | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Solutions for Existing Homes Home Energy Solutions for Existing Homes Home Energy Solutions for Existing Homes < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Ventilation Manufacturing Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Program Info Funding Source Public Benefits Fund State Oregon Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Air Sealing: $150 Duct Insulation: 50% of cost up to $100 Gas Boiler: $200 Direct Vent Gas Fireplace: $200-$250 Direct Vent Gas Unit Heater: $100 Heat Pumps: $250 - $450, depending on efficiency and previous heating system Heat Pump Test: $150 Heat Pump Advanced Controls: $250 Ductless Heat Pump: $800

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Professional Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits November 26, 2013 - 4:59pm Addthis Learn about the steps and benefits of a comprehensive home energy assessment in this video. Read the text version. What does this mean for me? A professional energy audit gives you a thorough picture of where your home is losing energy and what you can do to save money. You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment. You may be eligible for state, local, or utility incentives to assist with your home energy audit. Visit the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency to find out. How does it work? An energy auditor will walk through your home, review your bills, and conduct a blower door test or thermographic scan.Some utilities offer

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Professional Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits Professional Home Energy Audits November 26, 2013 - 4:59pm Addthis Learn about the steps and benefits of a comprehensive home energy assessment in this video. Read the text version. What does this mean for me? A professional energy audit gives you a thorough picture of where your home is losing energy and what you can do to save money. You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment. You may be eligible for state, local, or utility incentives to assist with your home energy audit. Visit the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency to find out. How does it work? An energy auditor will walk through your home, review your bills, and conduct a blower door test or thermographic scan.Some utilities offer

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Home Energy Loan Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Loan Program Home Energy Loan Program Home Energy Loan Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Cooling Appliances & Electronics Other Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Solar Buying & Making Electricity Maximum Rebate $6,000 from LA DNR Program Info State Louisiana Program Type State Loan Program Rebate Amount 50% of loan amount subsidized by LA DNR Provider Louisiana Department of Natural Resources The Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), administered by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR), allows homeowners to get a five-year loan to improve the energy efficiency of their existing home. DNR

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Energy Efficiency -- Home Page  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

If you are having trouble, call 202-586-8800 for help. If you are having trouble, call 202-586-8800 for help. Home >Energy Users EEnergy Efficiency Page Energy-Efficiency Measurement MEASUREMENT DISCUSSION: Measures and Policy Issues Energy Intensity as a Common Surrogate for Energy Efficiency Indices as a Measure of Relative Changes Market-Basket Comprehensive Factorial Decomposition Divisia Index OTHER MEASUREMENT APPROACHES: Best Practice MEASUREMENT ISSUES : Site Energy Versus Primary Energy Physical Versus Economic Units picture of line graph on stand Energy Efficiency Measurement Discussion The development of energy-efficiency indictors, for any country, is limited by the availability of data. Data are limited for several reasons. As the amount of data collected increases so do the costs of collecting, processing, and analyzing the data. The configuration of certain technologies and processes can also limit the possibility of obtaining microdata. As an example, in the manufacturing sector, some motors are encased in such a way that it is impossible to collect data on the motor unless records have been maintained for the motor. This leads to another reason data are limited--respondent burden. Care has to be taken so that surveys are not so long that participation is discouraged or inaccurate answers are given due to the difficulty and time it takes to obtain the data.

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Consolidated Renewable Energy Ready...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Consolidated Renewable Energy Ready Checklist DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Consolidated Renewable Energy Ready Checklist All homes certified as DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes must meet...

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Updated Energy Saver Guide Helps You Save Energy and Money at...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

for Energy Savings Lower Water Heating Temperature Insulate Your Water Heater Tank How to Seal Air Leaks with Caulk How to Weatherstrip Double-Hung (or Sash) Windows Install...

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The Home Energy Scoring Tool: A Simplified Asset Rating for Single Family  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

The Home Energy Scoring Tool: A Simplified Asset Rating for Single Family The Home Energy Scoring Tool: A Simplified Asset Rating for Single Family Homes Title The Home Energy Scoring Tool: A Simplified Asset Rating for Single Family Homes Publication Type Conference Proceedings LBNL Report Number LBNL-5714E Year of Publication 2012 Authors Bourassa, Norman, Leo I. Rainer, Evan Mills, and Joan Glickman Conference Name 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Date Published 05/2012 Conference Location Pacific Grove, CA, USA Abstract In 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) initiated development of a new web-based computer tool and method for providing an energy asset rating of single-family homes. The resulting Home Energy Scoring Tool (http://homeenergyscore.lbl.gov) is a key component of the DOE's Home Energy Score Program (http://www.homeenergyscore.gov) for residential building energy labeling, a voluntary national asset rating method that uses a simplified and standardized energy assessment process. The Scoring Tool component of the program has been designed to support the existing energy analysis marketplace by providing a substantially lower-cost entry-level assessment method. This paper presents technical details of the Home Energy Scoring Tool itself, including the Scoring Tool's relationship to the Home Energy Saver building simulation engine, the Home Energy Score calculation methodology, and the web services feature that allows any qualified third-party software developer to integrate the Home Energy Score method into their own webbased applications and market delivery strategy.

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Home Energy Affordability Loan (HEAL)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Presents information about the Home Energy Affordability Loan (HEAL), as well as its two different models and non-traditional financing source.

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Homes Success Stories | Department of Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Energy Efficiency Homes Success Stories Homes Success Stories RSS The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE) successes in technology commercialization and...

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Challenge Home Events | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Challenge Home Events Challenge Home Events Challenge Home Events Sorted By Date Sort By Location Sort By Event Description Contact TBA West Chester, Pennsylvania DOE Challenge Home Zero Net-Energy-Ready Home Training DOE Challenge Home is conducting this Zero Net-Energy-Ready Home training with our Training Partner, the Home Ventilating Institute. Coming soon! January 16, 2014 Latham, New York DOE Challenge Home Zero Net-Energy-Ready Home Training DOE Challenge Home is conducting this Zero Net-Energy-Ready Home training with our Training Partner, the New York State Builders Association (NYSBA). Register by emailing Juli Turner at jturner@nysba.com March 24, 2014 Lexington, Kentucky DOE Challenge Home Zero Net-Energy-Ready Home Training This 3.5-hour training provides builders with a comprehensive review of zero net-energy-ready home construction including the business case, detailed specifications, and opportunities to be recognized as an industry leader.

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Home Energy Rebate Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Rebate Program Energy Rebate Program Home Energy Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Other Maximum Rebate $10,000 for energy efficiency improvements (plus $500 for energy audit); $7,500 qualified new 5 Star Plus homes Program Info Funding Source Alaska Housing Finance Corporation State Alaska Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Varies, depending on energy efficiency improvements made Provider Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Under the Home Energy Rebate Program, homeowners who want to make their own energy efficiency improvements on their home can receive a rebate for some of their expenditures. The program requires a home energy rater to evaluate

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EnergySavers: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

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Energy Department Updates Home Energy Scoring Tool for Advancing...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Department Updates Home Energy Scoring Tool for Advancing Residential Energy Performance Energy Department Updates Home Energy Scoring Tool for Advancing Residential Energy...

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Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Home Energy Score to Home Energy Score to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America Home Energy Score Get Involved Partners Research & Background FAQs Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Challenge Home Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Technology Research, Standards, & Codes

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Green Extreme Homes & Carl Franklin Homes, Garland, TX  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready affordable home in Garland, TX, that was the first retrofit home certified to the DOE Zero Energy Ready home requirements. The construction team achieved a...

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Berkeley Lab Energy Breakthroughs  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

11 Lab Breakthroughs that Improved Energy Efficiency Energy Saving Tips Home Energy Saver 11 Lab Breakthroughs that Improved Energy Efficiency Energy Saving Tips Home Energy Saver It all started during the 1973 energy crisis, when scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory managed by the University of California, began to explore ways to improve energy efficiency in buildings and industry. Since then, Berkeley Lab has become a world leader in developing technologies and standards that have slashed energy costs by billions of dollars and helped bring energy-efficient products to your home. That same drive to bring energy efficiency to all facets of our lives continues today. AT BERKELEY LAB WE'VE: windows Turned windows into energy savers. Americans save billions of dollars in energy bills each year thanks to a

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

October 15, 2010 October 15, 2010 Energy 101: Home Energy Assessments Take an inside look at just what takes place with a home energy audit. October 14, 2010 Energy 101: Home Energy Assessment September 2, 2010 Upping Efficiency Standards, Lowering Utility Bills An overview of the Department of Energy's efforts for appliance standards. August 26, 2010 The Energy Doctor Is In: Home Check-Ups to Save You Money Why a home energy assessment can save you some serious cash. August 3, 2010 The Kane County Judicial Center is one building that received retrofits to save the county energy with a Recovery Act-funded block grant. | Photo courtesy of Kane County One Grant, Nine Energy Efficiency Programs for Illinois County West of Chicago, one Illinois municipality is putting its $2.2 million

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: M Street Homes, Houston...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Midland, MI DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Mandalay Homes, Phoenix, AZ, Affordable DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Caldwell and Johnson, Exeter, RI, Custom Home...

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Home Energy Score graphic  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Home Facts Score Air-tightness Air leakage rate 4,200 CFM50 Roof, attic & foundation Roof Roof construction Roof(Standard Roof): Composition Shingles or Metal: R-0 Roof...

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Department of Energy Home Page  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Search Home Page Contents US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Search Home Page Contents [ABOUT DOE] About The Department of Energy (Learn about the Department of Energy, its mission, plans, organizational structure, accomplishments and the Secretary of Energy Federico Peña.) [DEPARTMENTAL RESOURCES] Departmental Resources (Look for information across the Department, connect to other Departmental Home Pages, or search for scientific and technical information through such systems as the DOE Information Bridge, containing searchable citations of worldwide energy research as well as bibliographic citations with links to DOE sponsored or acquired full-text reports; EnergyFiles, DOE's virtual library environment containing energy-related STI and tools to facilitate information use in the R&D process; and the DOE Reports Bibliographic

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Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Energy Score Energy Score The Home Energy Score is similar to a vehicle's mile-per-gallon rating. The Home Energy Score allows homeowners to compare the energy performance of their homes to other homes nationwide. It also provides homeowners with suggestions for improving their homes' efficiency. The process starts with a Home Energy Score Qualified Assessor collecting energy information during a brief home walk-through. Using the Home Energy Scoring Tool, developed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the Qualified Assessor then scores the home on a scale of 1 to 10. A score of 10 indicates that the home has excellent energy performance. A score of 1 indicates the home needs extensive energy improvements. In addition to providing the Score, the Qualified Assessor provides the homeowner with a list of recommended energy improvements and the associated cost savings estimates.

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Home Energy Score Publications | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Publications Publications Home Energy Score Publications The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored a variety of research and analyses to guide development of the Home Energy Score. DOE also considered research on homeowner motivation, labeling programs, and other related topics. Below are links to some of these documents as well as other useful information. See also: Research and Background Calculation Methodology Be a Smart and Engaged Homeowner Prepared by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy This report summarizes what you need to know when considering home energy improvements. Motivating Home Energy Improvements Prepared by Newport Partners, LLC This report summarizes findings from 12 focus groups conducted in summer 2010 concerning home energy labeling.

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Home Energy Checklist | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Checklist Home Energy Checklist Home Energy Checklist October 7, 2013 - 4:46pm Addthis This checklist outlines actions that conserve energy within homes. Today Checkbox Turn down the temperature of your water heater to the warm setting (120°F). You'll save energy and avoid scalding your hands. Checkbox Check if your water heater has an insulating blanket. An insulating blanket will pay for itself in one year or less! Checkbox Heating can account for almost half of the average family's winter energy bill. Make sure your furnace or heat pump receives professional maintenance each year. And look for the ENERGY STAR® label when replacing your system. Checkbox Review additional strategies to reduce your water heating bills. Water heating can account for 14%-25% of the energy consumed in your home.

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Zero Energy Ready Home | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

that a renewable energy system can offset all or most of its annual energy consumption. Since 2008, the U.S. De ZeroHomeMASTERMark ZERH site.jpg partment of Energy's...

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

19, 2011 19, 2011 How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Professional Energy Assessments It's worth a small investment of time and money now to assure yourself that your home is operating the way it should be. April 11, 2011 Energy Careers: Energy Assessor or Auditor A home energy assessment is a series of tests that reveal energy leaks in a home such as air leaks, poor insulation, and hot water loss. March 31, 2011 How Do You Find Thermal Leaks in Your Home? How do you find thermal leaks in your home? March 9, 2011 Florida County Helping Homeowners Save Energy and Money Sarasota County is letting its citizens choose how best to take advantage of all the energy efficient measures they have to offer. February 7, 2011 Modern Smart Grid Offers Consumers the Power of Choice

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Home Energy Rebate Option (HERO) - Existing Homes Program | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

You are here You are here Home » Home Energy Rebate Option (HERO) - Existing Homes Program Home Energy Rebate Option (HERO) - Existing Homes Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Other Maximum Rebate $3,000 Program Info Funding Source American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Expiration Date 06/11/2013 State Louisiana Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount 20% of improvement costs Provider Louisiana Department of Natural Resources '''''NOTE: All HERO program funding has been allocated as of December 6, 2012. Important dates related to the closure of the program have been announced. Please see summary below for more information. '''''

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Home Cooling | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Cooling Cooling Home Cooling Ventilation Systems for Cooling Learn how to avoid heat buildup and keep your home cool with ventilation. Read more Cooling with a Whole House Fan A whole-house fan, in combination with other cooling systems, can meet all or most of your home cooling needs year round. Read more Although your first thought for cooling may be air conditioning, there are many alternatives that provide cooling with less energy use. You might also consider fans, evaporative coolers, or heat pumps as your primary means of cooling. In addition, a combination of proper insulation, energy-efficient windows and doors, daylighting, shading, and ventilation will usually keep homes cool with a low amount of energy use in all but the hottest climates. Although ventilation is not an effective cooling strategy in hot, humid

271

Saving Energy in the Home  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Saving Energy in the Home Princeton's Experiments at Twin Rivers Edited by Robert H. Socolow Center of this book are also being published by Elsevier Sequoia S.A. as a special issue of Energy and Buildings (vol. 1, no. 3, April 1978). This research has been supported by the Department of Energy

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Energy Department and the NSTA Launch America's Home Energy Education...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Energy Department and the NSTA Launch America's Home Energy Education Challenge 2013-2014 Program Energy Department and the NSTA Launch America's Home Energy Education Challenge...

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Energy 101: Home Energy Assessment | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Assessment Home Energy Assessment Energy 101: Home Energy Assessment Addthis Description A home energy checkup helps owners determine where their house is losing energy, money and how such problems can be corrected to make the home more energy efficient. A professional technician, often called an energy auditor, can give your home a checkup. You can also do some of the steps yourself. This video includes examples of examining insulation, inspecting the furnace and ductwork, performing a blower door test and using an infrared camera to detect leaks. Duration 3:31 Topic Tax Credits, Rebates, Savings Home Energy Audits Energy Sector Jobs Education & Training Credit Energy Department Video MR. : In any season a leaky home costs money. How do you stop it? It starts with a comprehensive home energy checkup. That's a

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Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Partners  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Partners to someone by E-mail Partners to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Partners on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Partners on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Partners on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Partners on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Partners on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Partners on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America Home Energy Score Get Involved Partners Research & Background FAQs Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Challenge Home Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals

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Home Performance with Energy Star  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

- HPwES - HPwES Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Ely Jacobsohn U.S. Department of Energy Ely.jacobsohn@ee.doe.gov, 202-287-1333 April 3, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose and Objectives: Problem Statement Works to advance the Department's and Administration's energy-related goals in the residential sector Face challenging and often conflicting mandates to save energy, meet environmental goals, and satisfy needs of

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: John Hubert Associates...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Homes, Double Oak, TX DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Cobblestone Homes, Midland, MI DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Preferred Builders, Old Greenwich, CT, Custom...

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Zero Energy Ready Home Update Newsletter  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Welcome to Zero Energy Ready Home Updateyour connection to news from the U.S. Department of Energys Zero Energy Ready Home program, which supports housing industry leaders with the tools...

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Home Energy Score Interactive Graphic | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Score Interactive Graphic Home Energy Score Interactive Graphic Home Energy Score Interactive Graphic The Home Energy Score is similar to a vehicle's mile-per-gallon rating. The Home Energy Score allows homeowners to compare the energy performance of their homes to other homes nationwide. It also provides homeowners with suggestions for improving their homes' efficiency. The process starts with a Home Energy Score Qualified Assessor collecting energy information during a brief home walk-through. Using the Home Energy Scoring Tool, the Qualified Assessor then scores the home on a scale of 1 to 10, with a score of 10 indicating that the home has excellent energy performance. A score of 1 indicates the home needs extensive energy improvements. In addition to providing the Score, the Qualified Assessor

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Massachusetts Captures Home Energy Waste  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

In Massachusetts, getting residents to pay attention to their energy use was as simple as a snapshot. The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) equipped a hybrid SUV with a thermal imaging system. In 2011, the vehicle traveled through seven communities and performed thermal scans of the approximately 40,000 homes it passed.

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Verification | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Verification DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Verification DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes Verification, a publication of the U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Homes program. DOE...

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Energy Efficiency at Home - An Interdisciplinary Module for Energy...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Efficiency at Home - An Interdisciplinary Module for Energy Education Energy Efficiency at Home - An Interdisciplinary Module for Energy Education Below is information about the...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Southern Energy Homes, Russellville, AL  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Case study of the first manufactured home built to the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home standard. This manufactured home achieved a HERS score of 57 without PV. The home has been set up for side-by-side...

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Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) April 2, 2012 - 5:25pm Addthis Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) Below is the text version for the Home Energy Checkup 101 video. The video opens with "Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup." A computer-generated image shows money flying out of the windows of a house. In any season, a leaky home costs money. How do you stop it? It starts with a comprehensive home energy checkup. The video switches to a shot of an inspector walking through a house and doing various tasks: reading an infrared gage, putting on a mask, checking the insulation, checking wiring in the attic, checking lighting fixtures. That's a series of tests and inspections to find out where your house could

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Turning low solar heat gain windows into energy savers in winter  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The reduction in summer peak cooling loads of buildings with a large ratio of window to floor areas is often achieved by windows with a low solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC). These windows are typically double glazed with the exterior pane tinted or selectively absorbing. Absorbed solar radiation is rejected to the environment. This is undesirable in the cold season. The authors suggest that by turning south-facing windows by 180{degree} for the duration of the cold season, the solar heat gain of these windows can be increased significantly. By means of a computer simulation, they estimate seasonal energy savings for a model room in several climates. The effect of building heat capacity on the savings is also studied. Windows whose positions can be reversed for ease of cleaning are commercially available. This study shows that in a suitable climate the achievable savings easily compensate for the additional effort and possible investment over the lifetime of the window.

Feuermann, D.; Novoplansky, A. [Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Sede Boker (Israel). Jacob Blaustein Inst. for Desert Research

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Documentation of Calculation Methodology, Input data, and Infrastructure for the Home Energy Saver Web Site  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

+ oven + misc. cooking 1 Dishwasher motor + water Clotheswasher motor +water Clothes dryer TV + VCR + audio + other= Water power (hp) = Overall efficiency of pump and motor

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Home Energy Loan Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

You are here You are here Home » Home Energy Loan Program Home Energy Loan Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Construction Design & Remodeling Other Ventilation Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Maximum Rebate $30,000 Program Info Funding Source American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Start Date 01/2011 State Maryland Program Type State Loan Program Rebate Amount Loans from $1,500 - $30,000 Provider Maryland Clean Energy Center Note: The eligible technologies listed above are only examples of some improvements that might be supported under this program as detailed on the program web site. Other improvements may be eligible and not all

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Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Publications  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Publications to someone by E-mail Publications to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Publications on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Publications on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Publications on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Publications on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Publications on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Publications on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America Home Energy Score Get Involved Partners Research & Background FAQs Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Challenge Home

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Clifton View Homes, Coupeville...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Study, Clifton View Homes, Coupeville, WA, Systems Home DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Clifton View Homes, Coupeville, WA, Systems Home Case-study of a DOE Zero Energy...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: One Sky Homes, San Jose...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

One Sky Homes, San Jose, CA DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: One Sky Homes, San Jose, CA DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: One Sky Homes, San Jose, CA Case study of a...

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Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) 101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) April 2, 2012 - 5:25pm Addthis Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup (Text Version) Below is the text version for the Home Energy Checkup 101 video. The video opens with "Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup." A computer-generated image shows money flying out of the windows of a house. In any season, a leaky home costs money. How do you stop it? It starts with a comprehensive home energy checkup. The video switches to a shot of an inspector walking through a house and doing various tasks: reading an infrared gage, putting on a mask, checking the insulation, checking wiring in the attic, checking lighting fixtures. That's a series of tests and inspections to find out where your house could

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ENERGY STAR Homes Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

ENERGY STAR Homes Program ENERGY STAR Homes Program ENERGY STAR Homes Program < Back Eligibility Installer/Contractor Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Maximum Rebate Single-Family: $26,000 per unit Multiple Single-Family (townhomes): $17,000 per unit Multi-Family Buildings: $12,000 per unit Program Info Funding Source New Jersey Societal Benefits Charge (public benefits fund) State New Jersey Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Varies by efficiency level and type of residence Provider New Jersey Clean Energy Program : Note: The Smart Growth requirement for incentive eligibility has been removed in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy, for projects enrolled from

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Duke Energy (Electric)- Energy Star Homes Rate Discount Program  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Duke Energy encourages residential customers to buy energy-efficient homes through the utility's [http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=new_homes.hm_index Energy Star Homes Program], which awards a...

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The Home Energy Score: Measuring 'MPG' For Your Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

The Home Energy Score: Measuring 'MPG' For Your Home The Home Energy Score: Measuring 'MPG' For Your Home The Home Energy Score: Measuring 'MPG' For Your Home November 16, 2010 - 8:52am Addthis Dr. Kathleen Hogan Dr. Kathleen Hogan Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Editor's Note: Cross-posted from the Energy Blog. You may know the miles per gallon your car gets, but have you ever wanted to know the miles per gallon your home gets? Vice President Biden and Secretary Chu recently launched the Home Energy Score program to help consumers save money by saving energy. The program is kicking off in ten pilot locations across the nation. The Home Energy Score is like a miles per gallon rating - but for your home. It summarizes a home's energy performance on a simple 10-point scale - with a 10 for the top performers, or those that keep the home

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The Home Energy Score: Measuring "MPG" For Your Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

The Home Energy Score: Measuring "MPG" For Your Home The Home Energy Score: Measuring "MPG" For Your Home The Home Energy Score: Measuring "MPG" For Your Home November 9, 2010 - 2:27pm Addthis Acting Under Secretary Cathy Zoi talks about the new Home Energy Score pilot program. Dr. Kathleen Hogan Dr. Kathleen Hogan Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency You may know the miles per gallon your car gets, but have you ever wanted to know the miles per gallon your home gets? Today, Vice President Biden and Secretary Chu launched the Home Energy Score program to help consumers save money by saving energy. The program is kicking off in ten pilot locations across the nation. The Home Energy Score is like a miles per gallon rating - but for your home. It summarizes a home's energy performance on a simple 10-point

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The Home Energy Score: Measuring "MPG" For Your Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

The Home Energy Score: Measuring "MPG" For Your Home The Home Energy Score: Measuring "MPG" For Your Home The Home Energy Score: Measuring "MPG" For Your Home November 9, 2010 - 2:27pm Addthis Acting Under Secretary Cathy Zoi talks about the new Home Energy Score pilot program. Dr. Kathleen Hogan Dr. Kathleen Hogan Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency You may know the miles per gallon your car gets, but have you ever wanted to know the miles per gallon your home gets? Today, Vice President Biden and Secretary Chu launched the Home Energy Score program to help consumers save money by saving energy. The program is kicking off in ten pilot locations across the nation. The Home Energy Score is like a miles per gallon rating - but for your home. It summarizes a home's energy performance on a simple 10-point

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The Home Energy Score: Measuring 'MPG' For Your Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

The Home Energy Score: Measuring 'MPG' For Your Home The Home Energy Score: Measuring 'MPG' For Your Home The Home Energy Score: Measuring 'MPG' For Your Home November 16, 2010 - 8:52am Addthis Dr. Kathleen Hogan Dr. Kathleen Hogan Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Editor's Note: Cross-posted from the Energy Blog. You may know the miles per gallon your car gets, but have you ever wanted to know the miles per gallon your home gets? Vice President Biden and Secretary Chu recently launched the Home Energy Score program to help consumers save money by saving energy. The program is kicking off in ten pilot locations across the nation. The Home Energy Score is like a miles per gallon rating - but for your home. It summarizes a home's energy performance on a simple 10-point scale - with a 10 for the top performers, or those that keep the home

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

61 - 13970 of 28,905 results. 61 - 13970 of 28,905 results. Rebate Lansing Board of Water and Light- Hometown Energy Savers Commercial Rebates Franklin Energy Services and the Lansing Board of Water and Light (LBWL) partner together to offer the Hometown Energy Savers® Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program. Eligible... http://energy.gov/savings/lansing-board-water-and-light-hometown-energy-savers-commercial-rebates Rebate Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power (Gas)- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Wyoming) Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power offers incentives to gas customers who construct new energy efficient homes or install energy efficient equipment in existing homes. Incentives are available for home... http://energy.gov/savings/cheyenne-light-fuel-and-power-gas-residential-energy-efficiency-rebate-program-wyoming

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Imagine Homes | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Imagine Homes Jump to: navigation, search Name: Imagine Homes Place: San Antonio, TX Website: http:www.imaginehomes.com References: Imagine Homes1 Information About Partnership...

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Pardee Homes | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Pardee Homes Jump to: navigation, search Name: Pardee Homes Place: Los Angeles, CA Website: http:www.pardeehomes.com References: Pardee Homes1 Information About Partnership...

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


301

Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Home Energy Home Energy Workers to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Home Energy Workers on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Home Energy Workers on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Home Energy Workers on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Home Energy Workers on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Home Energy Workers on Digg

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 9, 2010 November 9, 2010 Cathy Zoi on the new Home Energy Score pilot program March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $122.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Louisiana Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families October 29, 2010 Geek-Up[10.29.2010]: The Halloween Special Find out what Ghostbusters do in their free time, why witches are trailblazers in clean energy transit and how you can identify and slay the energy vampires that may be lurking in your home. November 8, 2010 Eldred French had the basement in his home (pictured above) insulated and sealed by local contractors. | Photo Courtesy of NWWVT

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Home Energy Score: Information for Homeowners  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Home Energy Score is a quick, low-cost way for you to find out how your home's energy performance stacks up compared to others in the area. It also provides homeowners with recommendations for...

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Overview of Existing Home Energy Labels  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This analysis looks at home energy labeling programs around the world and highlights similarities and differences of various approaches.

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Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits June 24, 2013 - 4:27pm Addthis Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. What does this mean for me? A simple do-it-yourself walk-through can help you pinpoint where energy is being wasted in your home and help you set your energy priorities A professional energy audit will provide a more thorough assessment of your home's energy use and potential areas where you can save You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment While a professional home energy audit is the best way to determine where your home is losing energy and where you can save, you can conduct your own

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Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits June 24, 2013 - 4:27pm Addthis Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. What does this mean for me? A simple do-it-yourself walk-through can help you pinpoint where energy is being wasted in your home and help you set your energy priorities A professional energy audit will provide a more thorough assessment of your home's energy use and potential areas where you can save You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment While a professional home energy audit is the best way to determine where your home is losing energy and where you can save, you can conduct your own

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Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits June 24, 2013 - 4:27pm Addthis Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. Conduct a home energy audit yourself and prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. What does this mean for me? A simple do-it-yourself walk-through can help you pinpoint where energy is being wasted in your home and help you set your energy priorities A professional energy audit will provide a more thorough assessment of your home's energy use and potential areas where you can save You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment While a professional home energy audit is the best way to determine where your home is losing energy and where you can save, you can conduct your own

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Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Checkup Home Energy Checkup Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup Addthis Below is the text version for the Home Energy Checkup 101 video. The video opens with "Energy 101: Home Energy Checkup." A computer-generated image shows money flying out of the windows of a house. In any season, a leaky home costs money. How do you stop it? It starts with a comprehensive home energy checkup. The video switches to a shot of an inspector walking through a house and doing various tasks: reading an infrared gage, putting on a mask, checking the insulation, checking wiring in the attic, checking lighting fixtures. That's a series of tests and inspections to find out where your house could be more efficient. The end goal is to save energy, save money, and make your house more

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Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score » Home Energy Score Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score » Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions for homeowners and Partners about the Home Energy Score, from basics such as what a Home Energy Score is and how to become a Partner, to how the Score is calculated and what you can expect from your Score. Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners (download a printable PDF) Frequently Asked Questions for Partners (download a printable PDF) Highlights Home Energy Scores Completed As of January 7, 2014 Webinars Past Webinars Orange Arrow Home Energy Score Program Update Home Energy Score Pilot Analysis Post-Pilot Update Publications Motivating Home Energy Improvements

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Zero Energy Ready Home Events | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Zero Energy Ready Home Events Zero Energy Ready Home Events February 2015 < prev next > Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ZERH Webinar: High-Performance Home Sales Training...

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Energy-Efficient Home Design | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Design Home Design Energy-Efficient Home Design April 13, 2012 - 11:39am Addthis The Home Energy Score is a national rating system developed by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Score reflects the energy efficiency of a home based on the home's structure and heating, cooling, and hot water systems. The Home Facts provide details about the current structure and systems. Recommendations show how to improve the energy efficiency of the home to achieve a higher score and save money. The Home Energy Score is a national rating system developed by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Score reflects the energy efficiency of a home based on the home's structure and heating, cooling, and hot water systems. The Home Facts provide details about the current structure and systems.

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Energy-Efficient Home Design | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Design Home Design Energy-Efficient Home Design April 13, 2012 - 11:39am Addthis The Home Energy Score is a national rating system developed by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Score reflects the energy efficiency of a home based on the home's structure and heating, cooling, and hot water systems. The Home Facts provide details about the current structure and systems. Recommendations show how to improve the energy efficiency of the home to achieve a higher score and save money. The Home Energy Score is a national rating system developed by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Score reflects the energy efficiency of a home based on the home's structure and heating, cooling, and hot water systems. The Home Facts provide details about the current structure and systems.

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Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project (Brochure)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals is a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and a wide range of home energy performance industry professionals. The Guidelines project, managed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for DOE, addresses the need for a highly-skilled weatherization workforce equipped to complete consistent, high-quality home energy upgrades for single-family homes, multifamily homes, and manufactured housing. In doing so, it helps increase energy efficiency in housing, which can mitigate climate change, one of the major challenges of the 21st century.

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Home financing for new and existing energy efficient homes  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The video describes how the home federal savings and loan association in Rockford, IL, has developed lending standards for new conventional and solar homes. The nine standards are illustrated. The video follows the customer through the loan process, including an appraisal of energy efficient items, loan closing, and continuing education. The primary audience is savings and loan management personnel.

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Homes News | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 20, 2010 July 20, 2010 DOE Announces $30 Million for Energy-Efficient Housing Partnerships Washington - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced 15 research and deployment partnerships to help dramatically improve the energy efficiency of American homes. June 17, 2010 DOE Announces More Than $76 Million for Advanced Energy-Efficient Building Technologies and Commercial Building Training Programs WASHINGTON-U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced awards totaling more than $76 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support advanced energy-efficient building technology projects and the development of training programs for commercial building equipment technicians, building operators, and energy auditors. September 24, 2009

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DOE Challenge Home Resources | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Resources Resources DOE Challenge Home Resources DOE Challenge Home provides resources for successfully building and selling net zero-energy ready homes in today's market. DOE Challenge Home Training & Events DOE Challenge Home Technical Resources DOE Challenge Home Training Orientation Webinar (video, text version, presentation slides) Gaining Recognition as a Leader webinar (text version) Zero Net-Energy Ready Homes Design Options for Locating Ducts within Conditioned Space DOE Challenge Home Builder Profiles Learn more about DOE Challenge Home Builders on their individual profiles, look up their case studies in the Building America Program Publication and Product Library, or search the Building America Solution Center. DOE Challenge Home Sales and Marketing A Symbol of Excellence Consumer Brochure

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Take Action to Save Energy at Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Residential Buildings » Take Action to Save Energy at Home Residential Buildings » Take Action to Save Energy at Home Take Action to Save Energy at Home Whether you're a home builder or remodeling professional, a homeowner, home buyer, or renter, a state and local government, or a utility, the Buildings Technology Program and the Department of Energy (DOE) have resources to help you take action to save energy. Building or Buying a New Home DOE's Challenge Home helps home buyers find builders who are committed to applying building science and new technologies to create high performance homes. Home builders who want to be recognized for building high performance homes can find out what it takes to participate in DOE's Challenge Home and sign up today. Building America best practice guides and case studies for home builders

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Energy-Efficient Manufactured Homes | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Manufactured Homes Manufactured Homes Energy-Efficient Manufactured Homes June 24, 2013 - 10:20am Addthis There are many opportunities to improve the energy efficiency of manufactured homes. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Marje There are many opportunities to improve the energy efficiency of manufactured homes. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Marje What does this mean for me? Manufactured homes (formerly called mobile homes) mean affordable housing for many Americans. Newer manufactured homes offer amenities found in site-built homes, and can be retrofitted to improve energy efficiency and incorporate renewable energy technologies. Like site-built homes, new manufactured homes (formerly known as mobile homes) can be designed for energy efficiency and renewable energy. You can

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Energy-Efficient Manufactured Homes | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Manufactured Homes Manufactured Homes Energy-Efficient Manufactured Homes June 24, 2013 - 10:20am Addthis There are many opportunities to improve the energy efficiency of manufactured homes. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Marje There are many opportunities to improve the energy efficiency of manufactured homes. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Marje What does this mean for me? Manufactured homes (formerly called mobile homes) mean affordable housing for many Americans. Newer manufactured homes offer amenities found in site-built homes, and can be retrofitted to improve energy efficiency and incorporate renewable energy technologies. Like site-built homes, new manufactured homes (formerly known as mobile homes) can be designed for energy efficiency and renewable energy. You can

320

TEST ARTICLE 3: Energy Department Updates Home Energy Scoring...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

TEST ARTICLE 3: Energy Department Updates Home Energy Scoring Tool TEST ARTICLE 3: Energy Department Updates Home Energy Scoring Tool January 15, 2014 - 2:07pm Addthis The Energy...

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Financing Energy-Efficient Homes | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Financing Energy-Efficient Homes Financing Energy-Efficient Homes Financing Energy-Efficient Homes April 13, 2012 - 11:54am Addthis Financing Energy-Efficient Homes What does this mean for me? You can benefit from energy-efficient financing whether you're buying, selling, refinancing, or remodeling a home. If you're shopping for an energy-efficient home, an energy-efficient mortgage (EEM) can help you qualify for a more expensive home. You can benefit from energy-efficient financing whether you're buying, selling, refinancing, or remodeling a home. If you're shopping for an energy-efficient home, an energy-efficient mortgage (EEM) can help you qualify for a more expensive home. The EEM takes into account lower utility costs, so you can afford a slightly larger mortgage payment. Energy-Efficient Financing Programs

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Financing Energy-Efficient Homes | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Financing Energy-Efficient Homes Financing Energy-Efficient Homes Financing Energy-Efficient Homes April 13, 2012 - 11:54am Addthis Financing Energy-Efficient Homes What does this mean for me? You can benefit from energy-efficient financing whether you're buying, selling, refinancing, or remodeling a home. If you're shopping for an energy-efficient home, an energy-efficient mortgage (EEM) can help you qualify for a more expensive home. You can benefit from energy-efficient financing whether you're buying, selling, refinancing, or remodeling a home. If you're shopping for an energy-efficient home, an energy-efficient mortgage (EEM) can help you qualify for a more expensive home. The EEM takes into account lower utility costs, so you can afford a slightly larger mortgage payment. Energy-Efficient Financing Programs

323

Federal Energy Management Program: Home Energy Checklist  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Home Energy Checklist Home Energy Checklist This checklist outlines actions that conserve energy within homes. Today Turn down the temperature of your water heater to the warm setting (120°F). You'll save energy and avoid scalding your hands. Check if your water heater has an insulating blanket. An insulating blanket will pay for itself in one year or less! Heating can account for almost half of the average family's winter energy bill. Make sure your furnace or heat pump receives professional maintenance each year. And look for the ENERGY STAR® label when replacing your system. Review additional strategies to reduce your water heating bills. Water heating can account for 14%-25% of the energy consumed in your home. Survey your incandescent lights for opportunities to replace them with compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) or light-emitting diodes (LEDs). CFLs can save three-quarters of the electricity used by incandescents. The best targets are 60-100 W bulbs used several hours a day.

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Zero Energy Ready Home - 2014 BTO Peer Review | Department of...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Zero Energy Ready program, formerly known as the DOE Challenge Home program, is to transform the housing market to high-performance homes. These homes are extremely energy...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Sterling Brook Custom...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

TX More Documents & Publications DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Caldwell and Johnson, Charlestown, RI DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Mandalay Homes, Prescott...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study 2013: Preferred Builders...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Building Standard Emerald level, the Connecticut Home Builders Industry Awards for Best Green Energy Effi cient Spec Home and Best Green Energy Effi cient Home Overall, and...

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Home Energy Score Update Webinar Slides  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

eere.energy.gov eere.energy.gov Home Energy Score Webinar Joan Glickman November 17, 2010 $ SAVINGS JOBS JOBS 2 eere.energy.gov Recovery thru Retrofit: Identified 3 Major Market Barriers Consumer Information Consumers do not have access to straightforward and reliable information. Financing Homeowners need access to financing to pursue investments in energy efficiency. Worker Certification & Training Consumers and industry want access to consistent workforce standards and a national certification. 3 eere.energy.gov Helping Address the Information Barrier: Home Energy Score What is it? - Standard method for quickly assessing a a home's major energy systems and envelope - Allows comparison between homes regardless of location in U.S.

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Review of Selected Home Energy Auditing Tools  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This study reviews widely used energy audit tools that are used to evaluate home improvements and to maximize its operational and energy efficiency.

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Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Certifications | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

skills, and technical proficiency in the four most common job classifications in the DOE Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) and home energy upgrade industry: energy...

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Building America Whole-House Solutions for New Homes: Nexus EnergyHome...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Building America Whole-House Solutions for New Homes: Nexus EnergyHomes - Frederick, Maryland Building America Whole-House Solutions for New Homes: Nexus EnergyHomes - Frederick,...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Clifton View Homes, Whidbey...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Study: Clifton View Homes, Whidbey Island, WA DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Clifton View Homes, Whidbey Island, WA Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home on Whidbey...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: M Street Homes, Houston...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Study: M Street Homes, Houston, TX DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: M Street Homes, Houston, TX Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home in Houston, TX, that achieves a...

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Energy Efficiency Fund (Gas) - Home Energy Solutions and Performance  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Gas) - Home Energy Solutions and Gas) - Home Energy Solutions and Performance Programs Energy Efficiency Fund (Gas) - Home Energy Solutions and Performance Programs < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Other Ventilation Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info State Connecticut Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Varies Provider Customer Service The Energy Efficiency Fund, funded by Connecticut's public benefits charge, provides home energy efficiency rebate programs to customers of The Connecticut Light and Power Company and The United Illuminating Company, Connecticut Natural Gas, Southern Connecticut Gas, and Yankeegas customers. The Home Energy Solutions Program provides weatherization assistance to any

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Introducing the New PowerSaver Loan Program from HUD/FHA  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Provides an overview of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's PowerSaver Loan program. Author: U. S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

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Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

to prepare for adding insulation to this home. Home Energy Workers Photo of a house with solar panels. Homeowners & Consumers Photo of a weatherization worker conducting a furnace...

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Home Design & Remodeling | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Design & Remodeling Design & Remodeling Home Design & Remodeling Ultra-Efficient Home Design An ultra-efficient home can be designed and built to produce as much energy as it uses -- or even more! Read more Passive Solar Home Design Passive solar design takes advantage of a building's site, climate, and materials to minimize energy use. Read more Whole-House Systems Approach A whole-house systems approach considers the house as an energy system with interdependent parts, each of which affects the performance of the entire system. This approach helps homeowners, architects, and builders develop successful strategies for optimizing home energy efficiency. Read more Investing in your home's energy efficiency when designing a new home or remodeling an existing one can help you save energy and money in the long

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Energy 101: Home Energy Assessments | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Assessments Home Energy Assessments Energy 101: Home Energy Assessments October 15, 2010 - 10:07am Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Earlier this week, Secretary Chu responded to a number of your questions about home energy efficiency. During the course of that discussion, it became clear that many of you are looking for straightforward ways to identify potential energy savings around your home. The Secretary pointed out several online tools that can focus your efforts and help you make informed decisions. Ultimately though, nothing can fully replace an in-depth assessment conducted by a professional auditor. This week's Energy 101 breaks down what goes into a professional home energy assessment and how it can help you identify and address the ways

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Home Heating | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Home Heating Everything you need to know about home heating, including how heating systems work, the different types on the market and proper maintenance. Read more Thermostats...

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Solar Energy Home | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Home Home Jump to: navigation, search Name Solar Energy Home Address 28 Church Road Place London, United Kingdom Sector Solar Product Solar energy systems and equipment Phone number +44 (0) 208 252 3313 Website http://www.solarenergyhome.co. Coordinates 51.5430351°, -0.2540513° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.5430351,"lon":-0.2540513,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Get Involved with Home Energy Score | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score » Get Involved with Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score » Get Involved with Home Energy Score Get Involved with Home Energy Score The Department of Energy's (DOE) Home Energy Score helps homeowners understand the energy performance of their homes and how they compare to other homes nationwide. Energy professionals and organizations can use the Score to promote energy efficiency to homeowners and encourage investments in energy improvements. Information for Homeowners Information for Interested Organizations Information for Interested Assessors Highlights Home Energy Scoring Tool Updated Home Energy Scoring Tool v.2014 features improved calculation methodology, user interface and mobility on the 10-point scale. Visit the Research and Background webpage and DOE's Progress Alert to learn more.

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Homes News | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

News News Homes News RSS October 4, 2011 Department of Energy Announces First Entry for Market- Driven High-Efficiency Commercial Air Conditioners Challenge DOE announces that it has received the first official submission by a manufacturer to a voluntary challenge for a new generation of high-efficiency cost-effective air conditioners for commercial buildings. September 22, 2011 University Teams to Showcase Affordable, Energy Efficient Living in U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 Global Competition Begins at National Mall's West Potomac Park September 13, 2011 DOE Awards More Than $30 Million to Help Universities Train the Next Generation of Industrial Energy Efficiency Experts Secretary Steven Chu announces more than $30 million for 24 universities in

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home: Durable Energy Builders, Houston, Texas  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This DOE Zero Energy Ready Home features super-insulated roof, 11,500 gallon rainwater cistern to supply most of the homes drinking water, hurricane-proof roof, and triple-pane windows.

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

April 30, 2010 April 30, 2010 Metropolitan Energy Center helps Kansas City residents manage and control their energy use. | File illustration Nonprofit Helps Kansas City Residents Conserve Energy After Rita "tightened the envelope," her utility bill dropped by 35 percent in both the summer and winter. (That meant stuffing more insulation between her walls and sealing cracks at the foundation to keep any unwanted air from sneaking in or valuable air from seeping out.) April 19, 2010 Ideas for What to Do this Earth Day Given that Earth Day's coming up in a couple of days, you might find a few things you can do if you choose to celebrate Earth Day this year. April 19, 2010 Home Energy Assessments April 1, 2010 What Improvements Did You Make After a Home Energy Assessment?

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GreenHomes America | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

GreenHomes America GreenHomes America Jump to: navigation, search Name GreenHomes America Place Irvine, CA Website http://www.greenhomesamerica.c References Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholders Meeting[1] Information About Partnership with NREL Partnership with NREL Yes Partnership Type Test & Evaluation Partner Partnering Center within NREL Electricity Resources & Building Systems Integration LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! GreenHomes America is a company located in Irvine, CA. References ↑ "Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholders Meeting" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=GreenHomes_America&oldid=381716" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations

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Local Energy Alliance Program - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Local Energy Alliance Program - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Local Energy Alliance Program - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (Virginia) Local Energy Alliance Program - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (Virginia) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Appliances & Electronics Ventilation Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heat Pumps Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate LEAP Program: $500 Rappahannock Electric Cooperative: $600 Program Info Funding Source Local Energy Alliance Program State Virginia Program Type Local Rebate Program Rebate Amount LEAP Program LEAP Home Energy Improvement Program : 20% of cost up to $500 Rappahannock Electric Cooperative Incentives Heat Pump Tune-Up: $75 Duct Sealing: $200

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PNM - Energy Star Home Builder Rebate Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

PNM - Energy Star Home Builder Rebate Program PNM - Energy Star Home Builder Rebate Program PNM - Energy Star Home Builder Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Construction Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info Expiration Date 12/31/2012 State New Mexico Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Energy Star for Homes Version 2.5: $750/home Provider PNM PNM is offering home builders a rebate for each Energy Star-qualified home they build in PNM service areas. Every Energy Star-qualified home must include effective insulation and air sealing, high performance windows, doors and skylights, tight construction and ducts, and independent testing and inspection. The builder must arrange for a qualified Home Energy Rater

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Building Technologies Office: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Guidelines for Home Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America Home Energy Score Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

46.3 Million in 46.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Alaska Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families March 12, 2009 Obama-Biden Administration Announces More Than $127.3 Million in Weatherization Funding and Energy Efficiency Grants for Alabama Part of nearly $8 billion in Recovery Act funding for energy efficiency efforts nationwide that will create 100,000 jobs and cut energy bills for families September 23, 2008 Six Places to Find Help with Your Energy Costs Read about six resources that can help you save energy and money in your home. September 16, 2008 Two Stories of Successful Energy Audits Energy audits -- a first-hand look at how they can help your family save

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Home Energy Score Calculation Methodology | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Score Calculation Methodology Home Energy Score Calculation Methodology Home Energy Score Calculation Methodology A Qualified Assessor calculates the Home Energy Score by first conducting a brief walk-through of the home and collecting approximately 40 data points. Next, the Qualified Assessor uses the Home Energy Scoring Tool to estimate the home's energy use. The Scoring Tool converts it into a Score and develops recommendations for energy improvements. All the data required to calculate the Home Energy Score is listed in the Data Collection Sheet. The calculation method holds a number of variables constant. For example, it assumes, that the thermostat is set at specific levels at various points of the year, and that homeowners use appliances in a standard way. By holding these other variables constant, the Home Energy Score allows

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Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric) - Home Energy Solutions and Performance  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Electric) - Home Energy Solutions and Electric) - Home Energy Solutions and Performance Programs Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric) - Home Energy Solutions and Performance Programs < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Appliances & Electronics Other Ventilation Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Program Info Funding Source Energy Efficiency Fund State Connecticut Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Varies Provider Customer Service The Energy Efficiency Fund, funded by Connecticut's public benefits charge, provides home energy efficiency rebate programs to customers of The

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Public Services | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Services Services Public Services Find out more about our work with our National Labs Saving Energy Saves You Money Find out more about how technologies move from the lab to the market For Consumers Homes We're launching a new series, #AskEnergySaver, to give you access to the Energy Department's home energy efficiency experts. This month, we're answering your questions about home energy audits. | Graphic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Homes #AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Energy-Saving Questions Energy Efficiency Wide Bandgap Semiconductors: Essential to Our Technology Future Looking for ways to save energy? Check out these tips that every homeowner should try. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Updated January 2, 2014.

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Collective Impact for Zero Net Energy Homes | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Collective Impact for Zero Net Energy Homes Collective Impact for Zero Net Energy Homes This presentation was delivered at the U.S. Department of Energy Building America meeting on...

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ENERGY STAR Webinar: Zero Energy Ready Home Program | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

home is as good as ENERGY STAR, the modest added "lift" to bring a home up to DOE's Zero Energy Ready specs unleashes a wave of powerful value messages. DOE Zero Energy Ready...

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Tips: Your Home's Energy Use | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Tips: Your Home's Energy Use Tips: Your Home's Energy Use Tips: Your Home's Energy Use August 24, 2012 - 12:37pm Addthis Tips: Your Home's Energy Use What does this mean for me? An energy assessment will help you pinpoint where you are losing energy The findings from an assessment will help you set your energy priorities You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment How does it work? You can conduct your own do-it-yourself energy assessment or hire a professional. A professional energy auditor runs a series of tests to determine where your home is losing energy. Watch the Energy 101 video to learn more. A home energy assessment (sometimes referred to as an energy audit) will show what parts of your house use the most energy and suggest the best ways

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Tips: Your Home's Energy Use | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Your Home's Energy Use Your Home's Energy Use Tips: Your Home's Energy Use August 24, 2012 - 12:37pm Addthis Tips: Your Home's Energy Use What does this mean for me? An energy assessment will help you pinpoint where you are losing energy The findings from an assessment will help you set your energy priorities You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment How does it work? You can conduct your own do-it-yourself energy assessment or hire a professional. A professional energy auditor runs a series of tests to determine where your home is losing energy. Watch the Energy 101 video to learn more. A home energy assessment (sometimes referred to as an energy audit) will show what parts of your house use the most energy and suggest the best ways

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Palo Duro Homes, Albuquerque...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Study: Palo Duro Homes, Albuquerque, NM DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Palo Duro Homes, Albuquerque, NM Case study of a New Mexico-based home builder who has built more DOE...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Southern Homes, Russellville, AL  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Case study of the first manufactured home built to the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home standard. This manufactured home achieved a HERS score of 57 without PV. The home has been set up for side-by-side...

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 28, 2013 February 28, 2013 The Greater Philadelphia region's historic buildings and homes are among the most significant in American history, but they predate modern energy-efficient designs by centuries. In fact, some buildings have been found to leak air at a rate 10 times that of typical buildings their size. But it takes a lot to make older buildings more energy efficient and comfortable. Expensive, up-front out-of-pocket costs for energy efficiency improvements have been a barrier to reducing Greater Philadelphia buildings' energy use in the past.

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Assisted Home Performance Grants | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Assisted Home Performance Grants Assisted Home Performance Grants Assisted Home Performance Grants < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Appliances & Electronics Sealing Your Home Ventilation Manufacturing Commercial Lighting Lighting Cooling Water Heating Maximum Rebate Single-family: $5,000 Multi-family (2-4 units): $10,000 per building Program Info Funding Source Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) State New York Program Type State Grant Program Rebate Amount 50% of costs Provider New York State Energy Research and Development Authority The Assisted Home Performance Program provides grants to low-income home owners in 1-4 family buildings for up to 50% of costs for energy efficient

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Mud saver valve  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This patent describes a mud saver valve for retaining drilling fluid in the kelly of a rotary drilling rig. It comprises: a kelly sub defining an open-ended elongated body having threaded ends for forming a connection between the kelly and a drill pipe string; an enlarged bore formed in said elongated body; a tubular body received within said enlarged bore of said elongated body, said tubular body including an enlarged portion defining a shoulder for engagement with a shoulder formed in said elongated body; hollow piston means axially disposed within said tubular body. The piston means being axially movable relative to said tubular body and defining a fluid passage therethrough; valve means removably mounted within said tubular body. The valve means cooperating with said piston means to normally close the fluid passage through said piston means, wherein said valve means is movable between a first and second position; a stop member removably connected to said tubular body. The stop member including a first internal circumferential tapered shoulder for limiting downward movement of said valve means; and means for urging said piston means into engagement with said valve means.

Baugh, B.F.

1990-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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361

NREL Develops Method to Evaluate Accuracy of Home Energy Scoring...  

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Using data from existing homes, NREL researchers boost the accuracy of the new software tool. Analysts, home energy rating providers, and home performance contractors commonly use...

362

Building America Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Imery Group...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Imery Group, Proud Green Home, Serenbe GA Building America Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Imery Group, Proud Green Home, Serenbe GA Case study describing the first...

363

Home Energy Score API User: Spirit Foundation  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Spirit Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization and Home Energy Score Partner, assists veterans and wounded heroes in sustainable careers. The Spirit Foundation offers Assessor training,...

364

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Sterling Brook Custom...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Sterling Brook Custom Homes, Double Oak, TX DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Sterling Brook Custom Homes, Double Oak, TX Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready home in Double...

365

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Caldwell and Johnson,...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Study, Caldwell and Johnson, Exeter, RI, Custom Home DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Caldwell and Johnson, Exeter, RI, Custom Home Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home...

366

Entracker: Energy Tracker for Homes Sunil Mallya  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Entracker: Energy Tracker for Homes Sunil Mallya Department of Computer Science Brown University in homes has gained momentum in recent years due to its important implications in energy conservation track the energy consumption of individual devices. We also introduce evaluation metrics to verify

Fonseca, Rodrigo

367

What Makes A Home 'Energy Efficient'?  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

As energy demands increase and the resources to meet those demands dwindle and continue to prove harmful to the environment, society is becoming more conscious of conserving energy. One way do this is to improve ones home energy efficiency.

368

Energy Efficiency in Log Homes | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Efficiency in Log Homes Energy Efficiency in Log Homes Energy Efficiency in Log Homes April 13, 2012 - 11:29am Addthis Consider energy efficiency when designing or purchasing a log home. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/tinabelle Consider energy efficiency when designing or purchasing a log home. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/tinabelle What does this mean for me? Before designing or purchasing a log home, you should consider several factors related to energy efficiency. Log homes may be site-built or pre-cut in a factory for delivery to the site. Some log home manufacturers can also customize their designs. Before designing or purchasing a manufactured log home, you should consider several factors related to energy efficiency. The R-Value of Wood A material's thermal resistance or resistance to heat flow is measured by

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Energy Efficiency in Log Homes | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Efficiency in Log Homes Energy Efficiency in Log Homes Energy Efficiency in Log Homes April 13, 2012 - 11:29am Addthis Consider energy efficiency when designing or purchasing a log home. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/tinabelle Consider energy efficiency when designing or purchasing a log home. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/tinabelle What does this mean for me? Before designing or purchasing a log home, you should consider several factors related to energy efficiency. Log homes may be site-built or pre-cut in a factory for delivery to the site. Some log home manufacturers can also customize their designs. Before designing or purchasing a manufactured log home, you should consider several factors related to energy efficiency. The R-Value of Wood A material's thermal resistance or resistance to heat flow is measured by

370

New Homes Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

New Homes Program New Homes Program New Homes Program < Back Eligibility Installer/Contractor Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info Start Date 07/01/2012 State Wisconsin Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Varies based on efficiency level Provider Focus on Energy Focus on Energy's New Homes Program certifies homes that are built more efficient than the current [http://dsireusa.org/incentives/incentive.cfm?Incentive_Code=WI13R&re=0&ee=0 Wisconsin Building Code]. Incentives are available depending on the level of efficiency that the new home achieves, and are claimed by the builder or the homeowner that serves as the general contractor and holds the permits.

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Massachusetts New Homes with ENERGY STAR | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Massachusetts New Homes with ENERGY STAR Massachusetts New Homes with ENERGY STAR Massachusetts New Homes with ENERGY STAR < Back Eligibility Construction Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Maximum Rebate $8,000 Program Info Funding Source Energy Efficiency Fund (Public Benefits Fund) Expiration Date 12/2013 State Massachusetts Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Varies depending on type of housing (single or multi-family) and level achieved Provider ICF International Program Incentives may change in 2013; contact the program administrators to confirm. In Massachusetts, home builders constructing new homes in territories of sponsoring utilities and energy efficiency service providers* can receive

372

Michigan Saves - Home Energy Loan Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Michigan Saves - Home Energy Loan Program Michigan Saves - Home Energy Loan Program Michigan Saves - Home Energy Loan Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Appliances & Electronics Other Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Heat Pumps Insulation Water Heating Solar Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State Michigan Program Type State Loan Program Rebate Amount $1,000-$20,000 Provider Michigan Saves Michigan Saves is a non-profit that offers financing options for energy efficiency improvements throughout Michigan. The Home Energy Loan Program was started with seed funding from the Michigan Public Service Commission.

373

Developing Energy Efficiency Packages for ENERGY STAR New Homes  

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Developing Energy Efficiency Packages for ENERGY STAR New Homes Developing Energy Efficiency Packages for ENERGY STAR New Homes Speaker(s): Rich Brown Date: July 23, 1998 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3148 The Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR Homes program promotes the construction of new homes that consume at least 30% less energy than homes meeting the 1993 Model Energy Code. Thus far, builders participating in the program have needed an individual Home Energy Rating System (HERS) rating for each house certified under the program. Tract-home builders have been reluctant to participate in the program, however, because of the time and cost of HERS ratings, as well as the uncertainty about precisely what measures their homes will need to meet the ENERGY STAR guidelines. To make it easier for large production builders

374

Home Energy Score Pilot Summaries | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Score Pilot Summaries Home Energy Score Pilot Summaries Home Energy Score Pilot Summaries The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) partnered with counties, utilities, and non-profit organizations ("Pilots") across the country to test and evaluate the Home Energy Score from November 2010 through July 2011. Through these Pilots, DOE tested a wide range of issues associated with the program and the associated software, the Home Energy Scoring Tool, including: How homeowners responded to the Home Energy Score and process Training of the home energy assessors and reaction to the Scoring Tool Methods to conduct Quality Assurance Climatic sensitivity of the Home Energy Scoring Tool The Pilots were spread out across varied climates, represented most U.S. regions, and included both urban and rural communities. DOE and the Pilots

375

Masco Home Services/WellHome | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

WellHome Jump to: navigation, search Name: Masco Home ServicesWellHome Place: Taylor, MI Website: http:www.mascohomeserviceswe References: Masco Home ServicesWellHome1...

376

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Webinar: Building Energy Optimization...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Building Energy Optimization (BEopt) Software DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Webinar: Building Energy Optimization (BEopt) Software This webinar was presented on May 15, 2014 and gives...

377

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Clifton View Homes, Coupeville, WA, Systems Home  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Case-study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home on Whidbey Island, WA, that scored HERS 45 without PV. This 2,908 ft2 custom/system home has a SIP roof and walls, R-20 rigid foam under slab, triple-pane windows, ground source heat pump for radiant floor heat, and a unique balanced ventilation system using separate exhaust fans to bring air into and out of home.

378

Saving Energy and Money Starts at Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Money Starts at Home Money Starts at Home Saving Energy and Money Starts at Home July 28, 2010 - 2:28pm Addthis Kevin Brosnahan What does this mean for me? The first step to getting your home drastically more energy efficient is by getting a professionally conducted home energy audit. Energysavers.gov has tons of facts on keeping your home energy efficient. Every year, the typical U.S. family spends about $1,900 on home utility bills. Unfortunately, a large portion of that energy is wasted - and subsequently, families are spending their hard-earned dollars on that wasted energy. For many low-income Americans, these energy bills absorb quite a significant amount of family income. The good news is that there are easy, no-cost or low-cost projects that you can do in one day to save energy and money at home. One of the best

379

Progress Energy Carolinas- Rate Discount for Energy Star Homes  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Progress Energy Carolinas (PEC) offers an incentive to residential customers for improving the energy efficiency of homes. To qualify, the home must meet the standards of the U.S. Environmental...

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Progress Energy Carolinas- Rate Discount for Energy Star Homes  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Progress Energy Carolinas (PEC) offers an incentive to residential customers for purchasing or building new energy efficient homes. To qualify the home must meet the standards of the US...

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381

Building America Efficient Solutions for New Homes Case Study: Tommy Williams Homes Initial Performance of Two Zero Energy Homes, Gainesville, Florida  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Tommy Williams Homes worked with PNNL, Florida HERO, Energy Smart Home Plans, and Florida Solar Energy Center to design and test two zero energy homes.

382

NREL: Technology Deployment - Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Improves Quality of Energy Efficiency Upgrades News Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals: Standard Work Specifications for...

383

Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

for Home Energy Professionals project fosters the growth of a high-quality residential energy upgrade market and a skilled, credentialed workforce. As a result, home energy...

384

Minnesota Energy Resources (Gas) - Energy Star New Homes Program For  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Minnesota Energy Resources (Gas) - Energy Star New Homes Program Minnesota Energy Resources (Gas) - Energy Star New Homes Program For Builders Minnesota Energy Resources (Gas) - Energy Star New Homes Program For Builders < Back Eligibility Construction Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount 500, 1,000, or 5/MCF saved Provider Minnesota Energy Resources Minnesota Energy Resources offers the Home Energy Excellence Program to encourage builders to build energy efficient homes. As part of the program, Minnesota Energy Resources will review the home blueprints and make recommendations prior to construction; perform up to three on-site inspections with more recommendations and improvements during construction;

385

Review of Selected Home Energy Auditing Tools  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

REVIEW OF SELECTED HOME REVIEW OF SELECTED HOME ENERGY AUDITING TOOLS In Support of the Development of a National Building Performance Assessment and Rating Program Prepared for: The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Prepared by: SENTECH, Inc. (now part of SRA International, Inc.) November 2, 2010 TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS ....................................................................................................... 2 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY .......................................................................................... 3 2. INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................. 4 3. ENERGY AUDIT TOOL TYPES ................................................................................. 5

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Palo Duro Homes, Inc....  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Study, Palo Duro Homes, Inc., Albuquerque, NM, Production DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Palo Duro Homes, Inc., Albuquerque, NM, Production Case study of a DOE Zero Energy...

387

Sealing Your Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Sealing Your Home Sealing Your Home Sealing Your Home Caulking can reduce heating and cooling costs and improve comfort in your home. Caulking can reduce heating and cooling costs and improve comfort in your home. Air leakage, or infiltration, occurs when outside air enters a house uncontrollably through cracks and openings. Properly air sealing can significantly reduce heating and cooling costs, improve building durability, and create a healthier indoor environment. In addition to air sealing, you'll also want to consider adding additional insulation and moisture control and ventilation strategies to ensure your home is comfortable and efficient. Featured Detecting Air Leaks For a thorough and accurate measurement of air leakage in your home, hire a qualified technician to conduct an energy assessment, particularly a blower door test.

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Air Sealing Your Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Air Sealing Your Home Air Sealing Your Home Air Sealing Your Home November 26, 2013 - 6:22pm Addthis Save on heating and cooling costs by checking for air leaks in common trouble spots in your home. Save on heating and cooling costs by checking for air leaks in common trouble spots in your home. What does this mean for me? Save money and energy by air sealing your house. Caulking and weatherstripping are simple, effective ways of sealing air leaks in your home. Reducing the amount of air that leaks in and out of your home is a cost-effective way to cut heating and cooling costs, improve durability, increase comfort, and create a healthier indoor environment. Caulking and weatherstripping are two simple and effective air-sealing techniques that offer quick returns on investment, often one year or less. Caulk is

389

Air Sealing Your Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Your Home Your Home Air Sealing Your Home November 26, 2013 - 6:22pm Addthis Save on heating and cooling costs by checking for air leaks in common trouble spots in your home. Save on heating and cooling costs by checking for air leaks in common trouble spots in your home. What does this mean for me? Save money and energy by air sealing your house. Caulking and weatherstripping are simple, effective ways of sealing air leaks in your home. Reducing the amount of air that leaks in and out of your home is a cost-effective way to cut heating and cooling costs, improve durability, increase comfort, and create a healthier indoor environment. Caulking and weatherstripping are two simple and effective air-sealing techniques that offer quick returns on investment, often one year or less. Caulk is

390

Passive Solar Home Design | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Passive Solar Home Design Passive Solar Home Design Passive Solar Home Design June 24, 2013 - 7:18pm Addthis This North Carolina home gets most of its space heating from the passive solar design, but the solar thermal system (top of roof) supplies both domestic hot water and a secondary radiant floor heating system. | Photo courtesy of Jim Schmid Photography. This North Carolina home gets most of its space heating from the passive solar design, but the solar thermal system (top of roof) supplies both domestic hot water and a secondary radiant floor heating system. | Photo courtesy of Jim Schmid Photography. What does this mean for me? A passive solar home means a comfortable home that gets at least part of its heating, cooling, and lighting energy from the sun. How does it work?

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, KB Home, San Marcos, CA, Production Home  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in San Marcos, CA that scored HERS 52 without PV, -4 with PV. This 52,778 ft2 production home has R-20 advanced framed walls with batts plus rigid foam sheathing, an air-source heat pump for central air in sealed attic, solar water heating and 100% LED lighting.

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, Garbett Homes, Herriman, UT, Production Home  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Herriman, UT, that scored HERS 40 without PV, -1 with PV. This 4,111 ft2 production home has R-23 advanced framed walls, and a vented attic with R-60 blown fiberglass.

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study, e2Homes, Winterpark, FL, Custom Homes  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in Winter Park, FL that scored HERS 57 without PV or HERS -7 with PV. This 4,305 ft2 custom home has autoclaved aerated concrete walls, a sealed attic with R-20 spray foam, and ductless mini-split heat pumps.

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Save Energy at Home Tool | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Save Energy at Home Tool Save Energy at Home Tool Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Save Energy at Home Tool Focus Area: Buildings Topics: Opportunity Assessment & Screening Website: www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=products.pr_save_energy_at_home Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/save-energy-home-tool Language: English Policies: "Deployment Programs,Regulations" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. DeploymentPrograms: Training & Education Regulations: Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling This U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tool assists with understanding where energy is typically consumed within a building and how

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NYSERDA - Energy Star Home Builders | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

NYSERDA - Energy Star Home Builders NYSERDA - Energy Star Home Builders NYSERDA - Energy Star Home Builders < Back Eligibility Construction Installer/Contractor Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Maximum Rebate Cooperative Advertising Incentive: $5,000 (1-9 homes); $50,000 (10 - 49 homes); $100,000 (50+ homes) Other Incentives: determined by standardized incentive schedule Program Info Funding Source System Benefits Charge (SBC); Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) Start Date 01/01/2012 Expiration Date 12/31/2015 State New York Program Type Industry Recruitment/Support Rebate Amount General Builder Home Incentive (BHI): $1,250 (upstate); $1,500 (downstate) Model Home: $3,000

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Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project: Benefits for Home Energy Workers  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project fosters the growth of a high-quality residential energy upgrade market and a skilled, credentialed workforce.

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Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Homeowners across the United States can find trusted contractors who follow a comprehensive approach, recommended by ENERGY STAR®, to save money on energy bills while improving home comfort. The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (HPwES) program provides homeowners with resources to identify trusted contractors that can help them understand their home's energy use, as well as identify home improvements that increase energy performance and improve comfort. Participating contractors can recommend and perform energy improvements, such as air sealing, insulation that can fix drafty and uncomfortable rooms, and install high efficiency heating and cooling equipment. These improvements can lower utility bills.

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Home Energy Score Research and Background | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score » Home Energy Score Residential Buildings » Home Energy Score » Home Energy Score Research and Background Home Energy Score Research and Background Scoring Tool v.2014 In January 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released the first major update to the Home Energy Scoring Tool. After more than a year of implementation and feedback from program Partners, DOE made significant improvements to the scoring tool's calculation methodology and user interface. A newly refined scoring system will allow inefficient homes to more easily move up the scale with investments in efficiency improvements. This enhanced mobility is expected to help motivate greater action among homeowners. The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) performed a variety of analyses to test the updated scoring tool. Analysis

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Homeowners Homeowners Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Homeowners Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions for homeowners about the Home Energy Score, from basics such as what a Home Energy Score is, to how the Score is calculated and what you can expect from your Score. What is a Home Energy Score? Why should I get a Home Energy Score? What types of homes can get a Home Energy Score? How do I get a Home Energy Score? What does the Qualified Assessor look for during a Home Energy Score walk-through? How is the Home Energy Score calculated? Does a home with a poor (lower) Score always use more energy than a home with a better (higher) Score? Does the size of my home matter? Would my Score be the same in different parts of the country?

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Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals: Standard Work Specifications for Single-Family Home Energy Upgrades  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Standard Work Specifications (SWS) for Single-Family Home Energy Upgrades define the minimum acceptable outcomes for any weatherization or home performance task to be effective, durable, and safe.

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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ENERGY STAR Update: EPA Announces Updated Home Energy Yardstick for Assessing Home Energy Use (April 18, 2013)  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

8, 2013 8, 2013 EPA Announces Updated Home Energy Yardstick for Assessing Home Energy Use American homeowners can see how their home energy use measures up by using EPA's free online energy assessment tool called the Home Energy Yardstick. The Yardstick is a simple performance-based tool that compares a home's annual energy use to other similar homes. Since 2010, nearly a quarter of a million Americans have used the Yardstick to better understand the energy consumption of their homes. By answering a few basic questions, a homeowner can get: - The home's Yardstick score (on a scale of 1 to 10); - Insights into how much of the home's energy use is related to heating and cooling versus other everyday uses like appliances, lighting, and hot water; - Links to guidance from EPA's ENERGY STAR program on how to increase the home's score, improve comfort,

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Energy Department Updates Home Energy Scoring Tool for Advancing  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Updates Home Energy Scoring Tool for Advancing Updates Home Energy Scoring Tool for Advancing Residential Energy Performance Energy Department Updates Home Energy Scoring Tool for Advancing Residential Energy Performance January 9, 2014 - 3:19pm Addthis As part of the Energy Department's commitment to helping families across the United States save money by saving energy, the Department announced today its first major software update to the Home Energy Scoring Tool, developed by the Department's Building Technologies Office and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). The Home Energy Score allows homebuyers to compare homes on an "apples to apples" basis and provides recommendations for energy efficiency improvements. In addition, homeowners and homebuyers receive a cost-saving estimate of how these improvements could reduce utility bills and improve a

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Definition: Home Area Network | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Area Network Area Network Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Home Area Network A communication network within the home of a residential electricity customer that allows transfer of information between electronic devices, including, but not limited to, in-home displays, computers, energy management devices, direct load control devices, distributed energy resources, and smart meters. Home area networks can be wired or wireless.[1] Related Terms electricity generation, distributed energy resource References ↑ https://www.smartgrid.gov/category/technology/home_area_network [[Ca LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. tegory: Smart Grid Definitionssustainability,smart grid,sustainability,smart grid, |Template:BASEPAGENAME]]sustainability,smart grid,sustainability,smart

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Climate VISION: Events - Energy Efficient Homes Worksho  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Energy Efficient Homes Workshop Energy Efficient Homes Workshop Objective: Discuss how, by working together, government and the private sector can transform the housing market so that builders construct and buyers demand cost-effective energy efficient designs and features in both new and existing homes. The following documents are available for download as Adobe PDF documents. Download Acrobat Reader AGENDA August 5, 2004 National Association of Home Builders 1201 15th Street, N.W., Washington, DC Hosted by NAHB and CEEP, Inc. 10:00 Opening (Context and Goals) & Introductions Larisa Dobriansky Kyle McSlarrow, Deputy Secretary, DOE Dennis Shea, Ass't. Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD Peter Garforth, Advisor, Owens-Corning (PDF 753 KB) Joyce Mason, Vice President, Marketing, Pardee Homes

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Energy Saver | Department of Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

five times the electricity the average television uses. Tips: Appliances Use solar power to heat water and more Today's solar power is highly efficient. You can buy systems to...

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Energy Department and the NSTA Launch America's Home Energy Education  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

and the NSTA Launch America's Home Energy and the NSTA Launch America's Home Energy Education Challenge 2013-2014 Program Energy Department and the NSTA Launch America's Home Energy Education Challenge 2013-2014 Program May 7, 2013 - 12:49pm Addthis WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Energy Department and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) today announced that registration is now open for America's Home Energy Education Challenge (AHEEC), a national student competition created to help families save money by saving energy. Students, educators, and school principals are encouraged to register to participate at HomeEnergyChallenge.org. Administered by NSTA for the Energy Department, America's Home Energy Education Challenge inspires student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while encouraging elementary and middle school

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GE Nucleus for Residential Energy Use Education, Home Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

GE Nucleus for Residential Energy Use Education, Home Energy GE Nucleus for Residential Energy Use Education, Home Energy Management/Control, Residential Energy Integration Speaker(s): William Watts Date: August 4, 2011 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Janie Page Home Energy Gateways offer a single point of access to the AMI Smart Meter into the home. The Nucleus is GE's home energy management gateway. The GE Nucleus securely communicates to a Smart Meter and delivers real-time whole home energy consumption data for display to the Consumer. The Consumer is able to visualize their energy usage habits on a Client that is connected via TLS encryption to the WiFi or Ethernet interface of the Nucleus. The Nucleus records history of the consumer's usage and cost data for tracking of energy consumption habits. GE has a suite of Smart Appliances that

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Energy Department and the NSTA Launch America's Home Energy Education  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

the NSTA Launch America's Home Energy the NSTA Launch America's Home Energy Education Challenge 2013-2014 Program Energy Department and the NSTA Launch America's Home Energy Education Challenge 2013-2014 Program May 7, 2013 - 11:30am Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Energy Department and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) today announced that registration is now open for America's Home Energy Education Challenge (AHEEC), a national student competition created to help families save money by saving energy. Students, educators, and school principals are encouraged to register to participate at HomeEnergyChallenge.org. Administered by NSTA for the Energy Department, America's Home Energy Education Challenge inspires student interest in science, technology,

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Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals to someone by E-mail Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals to someone by E-mail Share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Facebook Tweet about Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Twitter Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Google Bookmark Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Delicious Rank Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on Digg Find More places to share Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals on AddThis.com... Plans, Implementation, & Results Weatherization Assistance Program

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ENERGY STAR Certified Homes, Version 3 (Rev. 07) National Program...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

National Program Requirements ENERGY STAR Certified Homes, Version 3 (Rev. 07) National Program Requirements ENERGY STAR Certified Homes, Version 3 (Rev. 07) National Program...

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Webinar: ENERGY STAR Hot Water Systems for High Performance Homes...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Webinar: ENERGY STAR Hot Water Systems for High Performance Homes Webinar: ENERGY STAR Hot Water Systems for High Performance Homes This presentation is from the Building America...

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Weatherization and Workforce Guidelines for Home Energy Upgrades...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

for Home Energy Upgrades Fact Sheet Weatherization and Workforce Guidelines for Home Energy Upgrades Fact Sheet This fact sheet provides essential information about the 2011...

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Quality Management Systems for Zero Energy Ready Home Webinar...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Quality Management Systems for Zero Energy Ready Home Webinar (Text Version) Quality Management Systems for Zero Energy Ready Home Webinar (Text Version) Below is the text version...

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Building America Energy Renovations: A Business Case for Home...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Renovations: A Business Case for Home Performance Contracting Building America Energy Renovations: A Business Case for Home Performance Contracting This research report...

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SciTech Connect: Solar Energy Education. Home economics: student...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Solar Energy Education. Home economics: student activities. Field test edition Citation Details In-Document Search Title: Solar Energy Education. Home economics: student...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Caldwell and Johnson,...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Caldwell and Johnson, Charlestown, RI DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Caldwell and Johnson, Charlestown, RI Case study of a DOE Zero Energy Ready affordable home in...

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Home Performance with ENERGY STAR -- 10 Years of Continued Growth...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

More Documents & Publications Home Performance with Energy Star Home Performance with ENERGY STAR - 2014 BTO Peer Review Residential Building Audits and Retrofits...

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners |...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Partners Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions for homeowners and Partners about the Home Energy...

419

Cumberland EMC - Energy Efficient New Homes Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Cumberland EMC - Energy Efficient New Homes Program Cumberland EMC - Energy Efficient New Homes Program Cumberland EMC - Energy Efficient New Homes Program < Back Eligibility Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Heat Pumps Program Info State Tennessee Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Single Family Home greater than 1,500 square feet: $500 Single Family Home less than 1,500 square feet: $200 Multi-Family Home: $100 Provider Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation (CEMC), in collaboration with [http://www.tva.gov/ The Tennessee Valley Authority] provides a financial incentive for its customers to build new energy efficient homes through the

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home: Durable Energy Builders, Houston...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

super-insulated roof, 11,500 gallon rainwater cistern to supply most of the home's drinking water, hurricane-proof roof, and triple-pane windows. DOE Zero Energy Ready Home:...

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study 2013: Garbett Homes, Herriman...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Garbett Homes Herriman, UT BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES OFFICE The U.S. Department of Energy invites home builders across the country to meet the extraordinary levels of excellence and...

422

DOE Zero Energy Ready Home High-Performance Home Sales Training Part 1 Webinar-- Text Version  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Below is the text version of the webinar DOE Zero Energy Ready Home High-Performance Home Sales Training Part 1, presented in February 2015.

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Center for Electrical Energy Storage Home  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Electrical Energy Storage DOE Logo Electrical Energy Storage DOE Logo Focus Areas 3D Interface Architectures Dynamically Responsive Interfaces Control of Interfacial Processes Theory Search Argonne ... Search Argonne Home >Center for Electrical Energy Storage > Home Directorate & Principal Investigators Management Council Executive Committee Research Staff External Advisory Committee News Science Highlights Publications & Presentations CEES-Authored and Co-Authored Cover Stories Peer-Reviewed Publications Presentations Patents Frontiers in Energy Research Awards Jobs at CEES Energy Frontier Research Centers at Argonne Center for Electrical Energy Storage - an Energy Frontier Research Center Above: An artistic rendition showing a metal-fluoride stabilized surface structure at a lithium cobalt oxide

424

PowerSaver Approved Lenders List  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This document describes the 2014 approved PowerSaver lender list with contact information for the various states across the United States.

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Progress Energy Florida - Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate Program |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

You are here You are here Home » Progress Energy Florida - Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate Program Progress Energy Florida - Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Sealing Your Home Ventilation Heat Pumps Insulation Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate Duct Test: $$150 Duct Repair: $100 per unit Reflective Roof: $150 Wall Insulation: $300 Replacement Windows - $250 Window Films/Screens - $100 Program Info State Florida Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Heat Pump (Heat Pump Replacement): $100 - $150 Heat Pump (Strip Heat Replacement): $250 - $350

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Home Weatherization Visit | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Weatherization Visit Weatherization Visit Home Weatherization Visit Addthis Description Secretary Steven Chu visits a home that is in the process of being weatherized in Columbus, OH, along with Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman. They discuss the benefits of weatherization and how funding from the recovery act is having a direct impact in communities across America. Speakers Secretary Steven Chu Duration 2:45 Topic Tax Credits, Rebates, Savings Home Weatherization Home Energy Audits Energy Sector Jobs Credit Energy Department Video SECRETARY OF ENERGY STEVEN CHU: In this weatherization program, we are - we're investing money that - so we can hire local people to do the work. You save the money. That money then goes back into the economy locally. And oh, by the way, you're not - using less energy, so that

427

Homes News and Blog | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Homes News and Blog Homes News and Blog Homes News and Blog Blog A three-part Energy Department-funded study indicates LEDs are more environmentally friendly than compact fluorescent and incandescent lights. | Energy Department graphic Study: Environmental Benefits of LEDs Greater Than CFLs December 9, 2013 4:13 PM Final results of a three-part Energy Department-funded study found that LEDs have less negative environmental impacts than incandescent bulbs and a slight edge over CFLs. Read The Full Story Homes News and Blog Improving Energy Efficiency and Creating Jobs Through Weatherization December 9, 2013 9:37 AM Since 2009, when the Energy Department seized a major opportunity to invest $5 billion through our Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) to stimulate job growth and help families affected by the Read The Full Story

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4Home | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

4Home 4Home Jump to: navigation, search Name 4Home Place Sunnyvale, California Zip 94085 Sector Services Product California-based developer of home automation software and services. Coordinates 32.780338°, -96.547405° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.780338,"lon":-96.547405,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Students Save Energy & Money through America's Home Energy Education  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Students Save Energy & Money through America's Home Energy Students Save Energy & Money through America's Home Energy Education Challenge Students Save Energy & Money through America's Home Energy Education Challenge May 2, 2012 - 4:32pm Addthis Students from Carter County in Montana are the national winners of America's Home Energy Education Challenge. The team saved an average of 143 kilowatt hours per house... Enough to power a TV and Xbox 360 for 846 hours! Students from Carter County in Montana are the national winners of America's Home Energy Education Challenge. The team saved an average of 143 kilowatt hours per house... Enough to power a TV and Xbox 360 for 846 hours! April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? America's Home Energy Education Challenge (AHEEC) is designed to

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Students Save Energy & Money through America's Home Energy Education  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Students Save Energy & Money through America's Home Energy Students Save Energy & Money through America's Home Energy Education Challenge Students Save Energy & Money through America's Home Energy Education Challenge May 2, 2012 - 4:32pm Addthis Students from Carter County in Montana are the national winners of America's Home Energy Education Challenge. The team saved an average of 143 kilowatt hours per house... Enough to power a TV and Xbox 360 for 846 hours! Students from Carter County in Montana are the national winners of America's Home Energy Education Challenge. The team saved an average of 143 kilowatt hours per house... Enough to power a TV and Xbox 360 for 846 hours! April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What are the key facts? America's Home Energy Education Challenge (AHEEC) is designed to

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Palo Duro Homes, Albuquerque, NM  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Case study of a New Mexico-based home builder who has built more DOE Zero Energy Ready certified homes than any builder in the nation. One example home achieved a HERS score of HERS 55 without PV...

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Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy.gov Energy.gov Resolve to Save Energy in 2014 Home energy efficiency resolutions can help you save energy and money in 2014. Read more Our Best Energy Videos of 2013 From Secretary Moniz's first day on the job to a visit to a solar-powered classroom, relive our best videos from the past year. Read more Our Favorite Photos of 2013 From Albuquerque to Antarctica, we're geeking out over some of the coolest science photos we've ever seen. Read more The Year on Energy.gov From zombies to the Super Bowl, relive the year that was in our most popular blog posts from 2013. Read more Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Heating Our new Energy Saver 101 infographic lays out everything you need to know about home heating -- just in time for winter. Read more Blog January 3, 2014 Our Best Energy Videos of 2013

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Home Energy Score Data Collection Sheet  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Score - Data Collection 1 Energy Score - Data Collection 1 Revised 6/12/2013 Home Energy Scoring Tool Data Collection Sheet Location Information Address: ________________________________ City: ________________ State: _____ Zip: ______ Assessment Type: Initial / Test / Corrected / QA / Alternative EEM (Energy Efficiency Measures) / Final Assessment Date: _________________ Qualified Assessor: ______________________________ Comments: ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________

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Solar Powering America Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Solar Powering America Home U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Environmental Protection Agency U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Solar...

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Brookside Development...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Preferred Builders, Old Greenwich, CT, Custom DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: AquaZephyr, Ithaca, NY DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study: Cobblestone Homes, Midland, MI...

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Cathy Zoi on the new Home Energy Score pilot program  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The new Home Energy Score pilot program provides consumers with a home energy score between 1 and 10, and shows them how their home compares to others in their region. The program also offers...

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Home Energy Use | Data.gov  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Home Energy Use Home Energy Use Energy Data Apps Maps Challenges Resources Blogs Let's Talk Energy Beta You are here Data.gov » Communities » Energy » Forums Home Energy Use Submitted by Jeanne Holm on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 2:35am Log in to vote 3 What tools would help you plan energy efficiency upgrades to your home? Are there current tools that you use when planning your upgrades that should be listed on Energy.Data.gov? Add new comment Home energy efficiency upgrades & tools Permalink Submitted by Ryan McKeel on Mon, 09/26/2011 - 11:56am. Last year, I did a number of energy efficiency upgrades on my house. The tax credits helped, and I used http://www.rechargecolorado.com/ as a "shopping cart" for which upgrades/incentives I wanted to use - that was helpful.As far as tools go, I think IMBY (In my Backyard) is an excellent

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Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program: Guidelines for Home Energy  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Sign Up for Project Updates The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project helps establish a national residential energy upgrade industry and a skilled and credentialed workforce. The project creates standard work specifications, advanced professional certifications for workers, and accredited training programs. The Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project is a collaboration between DOE and the home energy performance industry. Learn more about the project and find project updates. Information on: Standard Work Specifications Industry-approved work specifications define acceptable outcomes for weatherization and home energy upgrades. Home Energy Professional Certifications

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Cullman Electric Cooperative - Energy Efficient Homes Program | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Cullman Electric Cooperative - Energy Efficient Homes Program Cullman Electric Cooperative - Energy Efficient Homes Program Cullman Electric Cooperative - Energy Efficient Homes Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info State Alabama Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Energy Efficient Home: $200 Energy Efficient Water Heater: $100 Cullman Electric Cooperative offers rebates to residential customers that make certain energy efficiency improvements to newly constructed, all electric homes. Up to $200 is available per home. Qualifying homes must have electric water heatng, clothes drying, cooking, and a heat pump. A

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Landscaping for Energy-Efficient Homes | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Landscaping for Energy-Efficient Homes Landscaping for Energy-Efficient Homes Landscaping for Energy-Efficient Homes April 13, 2012 - 5:04pm Addthis This map shows the four broadest categories of climate zones for the lower 49 United States. Understanding your climate zone can help you determine the best energy-saving landscaping strategies for your home. This map shows the four broadest categories of climate zones for the lower 49 United States. Understanding your climate zone can help you determine the best energy-saving landscaping strategies for your home. What does this mean for me? Landscaping can enhance the energy efficiency of your home, saving you money and keeping you more comfortable year-round. Carefully positioned trees can save up to 25% of the energy a typical household uses.

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Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Gas) - Energy Star Home Rebate |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Gas) - Energy Star Home Rebate Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Gas) - Energy Star Home Rebate Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Gas) - Energy Star Home Rebate < Back Eligibility Construction Installer/Contractor Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State Ohio Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Full Adoption of Energy Star (Version 2.5) Standards: $750 Vectren Gold Star - HERS rating of 70 or less: $750 Furnace: $300 Boiler: $500 Tankless Water Heater: $150 Storage Water Heater: $50-$150 Programmable Thermostat: $20 Provider Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio offers a flat rebate to builders of residential single-family Energy Star certified homes that receive gas

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Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Partners Partners Home Energy Score: Frequently Asked Questions for Partners Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions for homeowners and Partners about the Home Energy Score, from basics such as what a Home Energy Score is and how to become a Partner, to how the Score is calculated. What is a Home Energy Score? What types of homes can get a Home Energy Score? Where is the Home Energy Score offered? Who can become a Home Energy Score Partner? Why should I become a Home Energy Score Partner? What is required of Partners? Partners have to score 200 homes in the first year. When does that start/end? How do I apply to become a Partner? Can the Home Energy Scoring Tool be integrated with other software tools we already use? What are the criteria for Qualified Assessors?

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Home Energy Systems Inc | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Systems Inc Systems Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Home Energy Systems Inc Address 6996 Convoy Ct. Place San Diego, California Zip 92111 Sector Solar Product Solar PV installer Website http://www.homeenergysystemsin Coordinates 32.8346671°, -117.1645956° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.8346671,"lon":-117.1645956,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Home Energy Audits | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

December 29, 2009 December 29, 2009 Insulation Saves Energy and Money at Home...and HOA from Disaster Earlier this month, just one day after Denver's first cold snap of the season, I woke up and saw a new text message from my downstairs neighbor. November 10, 2009 Mark Morris inspects a furnace. | File photo Retiree Heads Back to Work, Helps Families Stay Afloat Mark Morris of South Bend, Ind., is among many in the country who were already retired, but whose 401(k) account took a big hit when the stock market crashed. Mark had retired as a utility-company supervisor in mid-2007, but he lost 40 percent of his retirement money and knew he had to go back to work. September 21, 2009 Get Ready for Fall: Leaf Peeping, Staying Warm, and Saving Money As you plan your leaf peeping, think about how you can save a little on

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Home - Energy Explained, Your Guide To Understanding Energy - Energy  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Explained Explained Energy Explained - Home What Is Energy? Forms of Energy Sources of Energy Laws of Energy Units and Calculators Energy Conversion Calculators British Thermal Units (Btu) Degree-Days U.S. Energy Facts State and U.S. Territory Data Use of Energy In Industry For Transportation In Homes In Commercial Buildings Efficiency and Conservation Energy and the Environment Greenhouse Gases Effect on the Climate Where Emissions Come From Outlook for Future Emissions Recycling and Energy Nonrenewable Sources Oil and Petroleum Products Refining Crude Oil Where Our Oil Comes From Imports and Exports Offshore Oil and Gas Use of Oil Prices and Outlook Oil and the Environment Gasoline Where Our Gasoline Comes From Use of Gasoline Prices and Outlook Factors Affecting Gasoline Prices Regional Price Differences

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Multifamily Home Energy Solutions Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

You are here You are here Home » Multifamily Home Energy Solutions Program Multifamily Home Energy Solutions Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Multi-Family Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Appliances & Electronics Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Manufacturing Water Heating Program Info Funding Source Public Benefit Fund State Oregon Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Windows: $2-$3/sq ft, depending on U-value, glazing and type of heating Heat Pumps: $200 - $600, varies by efficiency and original heating type High-Efficiency Gas Boiler: $200 Gas Furnace: $150 Insulation: $0.30-$4 per square foot Exterior Doors: $25

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Tax Deduction for Home Energy Audits and Energy Efficiency Improvements |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Tax Deduction for Home Energy Audits and Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction for Home Energy Audits and Energy Efficiency Improvements Tax Deduction for Home Energy Audits and Energy Efficiency Improvements < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Other Maximum Rebate $1,000 per return per year; $2,000 cumulatively per taxpayer Program Info Start Date 01/01/2009 State Missouri Program Type Personal Deduction Rebate Amount 100% of the cost of eligible improvements In July 2008, Missouri enacted legislation allowing homeowners to take an income tax deduction of the cost of home energy audits and associated energy efficiency improvements. The tax deduction is valid for expenses incurred on or after January 1, 2009. Any deduction shall be claimed for the tax year in which the qualified home energy audit was conducted or in

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How to Save Energy, Money with Home Energy Upgrades | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

in fewer greenhouse gas emissions, which means more money in your pocket and less pollution in the air. Wondering if improving your home's energy efficiency is worth the...

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Energy Efficient Home Improvements Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Efficient Home Improvements Program Energy Efficient Home Improvements Program Energy Efficient Home Improvements Program < Back Eligibility Installer/Contractor Low-Income Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Other Ventilation Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info State Kentucky Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Homeowner energy efficient improvements (in lieu of loans): 20% of qualifying costs up to $2,000 Whole-house evaluation: $150 for the first 1000 customers '''''Note: This program is currently unavailable. Check the program web site for more information regarding future funding.''''' Kentucky offers ENERGY STAR Home Performance rebates and loans for

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AlabamaWISE Home Energy Program (Alabama) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

AlabamaWISE Home Energy Program (Alabama) AlabamaWISE Home Energy Program (Alabama) AlabamaWISE Home Energy Program (Alabama) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Heating & Cooling Construction Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Manufacturing Maximum Rebate $750 Program Info Funding Source The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009; Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs Start Date 01/01/2010 State Alabama Program Type Local Rebate Program The WISE Home Energy Program provides up to $750 in energy efficiency rebates for homeowners in Cullman, Madison, Jefferson, Shelby, Morgan, Limestone and Lawrence counties. A $350 rebate is available to homeowners

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Mountain Home Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Mountain Home Wind Farm Mountain Home Wind Farm Jump to: navigation, search Name Mountain Home Wind Farm Facility Mountain Home Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner John Deere Wind Developer John Deere Wind Energy Purchaser Idaho Power Location Elmore County ID Coordinates 43.268356°, -116.167939° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":43.268356,"lon":-116.167939,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Building Technologies Office: Get Involved with Home Energy Score  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Get Involved with Home Get Involved with Home Energy Score to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Get Involved with Home Energy Score on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Get Involved with Home Energy Score on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Get Involved with Home Energy Score on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Get Involved with Home Energy Score on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Get Involved with Home Energy Score on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Get Involved with Home Energy Score on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America Home Energy Score Get Involved Partners Research & Background FAQs Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

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Vice President Biden Launches Home Energy Scoring Program | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Launches Home Energy Scoring Program Launches Home Energy Scoring Program Vice President Biden Launches Home Energy Scoring Program November 9, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - Vice President Biden joined U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today to announce the launch of the Home Energy Score pilot program. The Home Energy Score will offer homeowners straightforward, reliable information about their homes' energy efficiency. A report provides consumers with a home energy score between 1 and 10, and shows them how their home compares to others in their region. The report also includes customized, cost-effective recommendations that will help to reduce their energy costs and improve the comfort of their homes. DOE today also released the Workforce Guidelines for Home Energy Upgrades,

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Missouri Gas Energy (MGE) - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Missouri Gas Energy (MGE) - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Missouri Gas Energy (MGE) - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Missouri Gas Energy (MGE) - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR < Back Eligibility Construction Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Maximum Rebate Total Incentives: $600 ($1200 with KCP&L rebate) Wall Insulation: $600 Floor Insulation: $400 Attic Insulation: $500 Air Sealing: $400 Duct Sealing: $200 Window or Door: $400 Program Info Funding Source MGE State Missouri Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Single Family Energy Assessment: $400/unit Multi Family Energy Assessment: $200/unit Attic Insulation: $0.01-$0.02 x R-Value Added x sq. ft.

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Foundation Insulation for Existing Homes | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Foundation Insulation for Existing Homes Foundation Insulation for Existing Homes This presentation was delivered at the U.S. Department of Energy Building America Technical Update...

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Ultra-Efficient Home Design | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Solar Home Design Products and Building Services for Energy-Efficient Homes External Resources Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency Building America...

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Zero Energy Ready Home | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

to Zero Student Design Competition engages college student across the United States and Canada to become part of a new leadership movement to achieve truly sustainable homes....

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Energy Efficient Homes in New Orleans, Louisiana | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Efficient Homes in New Orleans, Louisiana Efficient Homes in New Orleans, Louisiana Energy Efficient Homes in New Orleans, Louisiana As part of the rebuilding effort in New Orleans, Louisiana, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) partnered with two of the largest builders in the area-Green Coast Enterprises and Habitat for Humanity-to encourage home builders to meet efficiency goals in the city's largely low-income residential areas. Technical assistance activities included developing cost-neutral energy-efficient design recommendations for these homes, which Green Coast Enterprises and Habitat for Humanity used to build high-performance, affordable homes in New Orleans' hot-humid climate. Green Coast Enterprises DOE/NREL worked with Building Science Corporation to provide technical

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Energy Efficient Home Improvements Loan Program | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Efficient Home Improvements Loan Program Energy Efficient Home Improvements Loan Program Energy Efficient Home Improvements Loan Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Other Ventilation Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Maximum Rebate Loans: Up to $20,000 for 100% of cost as long as 85% of work is for qualifying home improvements Homeowner Energy Efficient Rebates (in lieu of loans): 20% of qualifying improvements up to $2,000 Program Info State Kentucky Program Type State Loan Program Rebate Amount 100% of costs up to $20,000 '''''Note: This program is currently unavailable. Check the program web site for more information regarding future funding.'''''

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Home Energy Efficiency Twitter Chat | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Efficiency Twitter Chat Energy Efficiency Twitter Chat Home Energy Efficiency Twitter Chat September 14, 2012 - 3:04pm Addthis Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Home Energy Efficiency Twitter Chat With fall just around the corner -- and cooler temperatures on the way -- we held an #askEnergy Twitter Chat on Thursday, September 13, on ways to save energy and money at home. Here's a recap of what we discussed and shared. Storified by Energy Department · Fri, Sep 14 2012 14:19:31 Send your home #energy efficiency questions to #askEnergy & we'll answer them on Thurs. http://go.usa.gov/rfrW http://pic.twitter.com/xy4iqQwM · Energy Department To kick off the Twitter Chat, we shared some of Secretary Chu's tips for saving energy and money.

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461

Entergy Texas - Energy Star Homes Program for Builders | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Entergy Texas - Energy Star Homes Program for Builders Entergy Texas - Energy Star Homes Program for Builders Entergy Texas - Energy Star Homes Program for Builders < Back Eligibility Construction Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Program Info State Texas Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Single-Family Homes - Tier I (ENERGY STAR V-2.0): $150 per home Single-Family Homes - Tier II (ENERGY STAR V-2.5): $300 per home Attached Homes: 50% of single-family incentive per housing unit Advanced Lighting Package: $50 per single-family home ENERGY STAR V-3.0 HVAC Check Lists: $150 per single-family home Provider Entergy Texas Entergy Texas offers an incentive to builders in its service territory for

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Addressing Kitchen Contaminants for Healthy, Low-Energy Homes  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

HVI. (2013). Certified Home Ventilating Products Directory:for Healthy, Low-Energy Homes Jan-2014 X X X X X X X X X X XENERGY STAR Certified Homes, Version 3 - Local Mechanical

Stratton, J. Chris

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home National Program Requirements (Rev. 04)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home National Program Requirements (Rev. 04), April 21, 2014.

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New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

professional certifications. These new certifications cover the four most common home energy and weatherization job classifications: quality control inspectors, energy...

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New Home Builder Advertising Tool Kit California Energy Commission's  

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New Home Builder Advertising Tool Kit California Energy Commission's New Solar Homes Partnership California's Incentive Program for New Residential Energy Efficient Solar Home Construction · Reduce your solar system is virtually maintenance free Save 60%upto A California Sun Certified Energy Efficient Home

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Home Energy Score: Program Update for Interested Stakeholders  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Energy Score: Home Energy Score: Program Update for Interested Stakeholders Joan Glickman Senior Advisor/Program Manager U.S. Department of Energy July 23, 2012 1 eere.energy.gov DOE's objectives for the Home Energy Score Program * Strengthen the home energy improvement market * Provide an affordable and credible means for homeowners to understand - their home's energy performance, - how their home compares to others in their area, and - how to improve its efficiency. * Build on and complement existing home energy improvement efforts * Help trained workers enter the private sector energy improvement market, as Weatherization work funded by the Recovery Act ramps down 2 eere.energy.gov Better Information: Home Energy Score * Voluntary MPG rating for homes and

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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Case Study 2013: Palo Duro Homes,...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

with ENERGY STAR for Homes Version 3 for an energy-effi cient home built on a solid foundation of building science research. Advanced technologies are designed in to give you...

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Home Performance with Energy Star | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Home Performance with Energy Star Home Performance with Energy Star Home Performance with Energy Star < Back Eligibility Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Cooling Other Sealing Your Home Ventilation Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info Funding Source Focus On Energy Program State Wisconsin Program Type State Rebate Program Rebate Amount Air Sealing, Attic Insulation, Exterior Wall Insulation, Sill Box Insulation, Interior Foundation Insulation: 33.3% of improvement costs up to $1,500 Bonus for 15% Energy Savings: $200 Bonus for 25% Energy Savings: $700 Free installation of CFLs, faucet aerators, shower heads, and pipe wraps

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DEMCO - Touchstone Energy Home Program | Department of Energy  

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DEMCO - Touchstone Energy Home Program DEMCO - Touchstone Energy Home Program DEMCO - Touchstone Energy Home Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Other Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info State Louisiana Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Electric Heat Pump: $0.10 per square foot of living area Water Heater: $125 DEMCO, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, provides residential customers who have a qualified Touchstone Energy Home, a rebate of up to $0.10 per square foot of living area for electric heat pumps and $125 for electric water heaters. The special one-time rebate is not a permanent offer. The main Touchstone Energy Home features are: * R-19 composite wall insulation * R-30 ceiling insulation

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Wiregrass Electric Cooperative - Touchstone Energy Home Program |  

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Wiregrass Electric Cooperative - Touchstone Energy Home Program Wiregrass Electric Cooperative - Touchstone Energy Home Program Wiregrass Electric Cooperative - Touchstone Energy Home Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Appliances & Electronics Water Heating Program Info State Alabama Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Free Water Heater Provider Wiregrass Electric Cooperative, Inc. Wiregrass Electric Cooperative is a consumer-owned electric utility serving over 20,000 consumers in the "Wiregrass" area of southeast Alabama. Through the H2O plus program, qualified Wiregrass customers are eligible to receive a free high-efficiency water heater. In order to participate in this program, the applicant must agree to have a Load Management Device installed on the water heater (at no cost to the member). The application

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TVA Partner Utilities - Energy Right New Homes Program | Department of  

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TVA Partner Utilities - Energy Right New Homes Program TVA Partner Utilities - Energy Right New Homes Program TVA Partner Utilities - Energy Right New Homes Program < Back Eligibility Construction Installer/Contractor Multi-Family Residential Residential Utility Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Other Heat Pumps Program Info State Georgia Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Site Built New Homes Plan: $100-$800 depending on local power company and home efficiency Manufactured Home Heat Pump: Up to $500 The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) energy right New Homes Plan provides incentives for all-electric, energy-efficient new homes by offering graduated rebates for new homes. Homes built at least 7% better than code

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Energy in american homes: Changes and prospects  

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Average energy consumption per U.S. household has fallen by just under 20% in the last ten years. Much of this drop occurred after 1979, when gas and electricity prices as well as oil prices rose in real terms. The response of households to higher prices has involved physical modifications on and in the home and changes in behavior. Many actions have been taken by households, but the most important single factor has been a significant reduction in indoor temperatures. The greater energy efficiency of new homes and appliances has also helped to depress residential energy demand, although improvements have levelled off in the last few years. There are signs that the momentum of energy conservation is less now than it was 2 years ago, but it appears that energy prices will be high enough to discourage households from returning to former energy-using practices. Along with the continued replacement of homes and appliances with more efficient models, and other factors such as the migration to wanner regions and the movement to more apartments and smaller homes, this will probably keep U.S. residential energy consumption at about its present level through the 1980s.

Stephen Meyers; Lee Schipper

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions  

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Home Energy Score Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Home Energy Score Frequently Asked Questions on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Partner With DOE Activities Solar Decathlon Building America Home Energy Score Get Involved

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Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project (Fact Sheet), Guidelines For Home Energy Professionals, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)  

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Guidelines for Home Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals Project The U.S. Department of Energy and the home energy upgrade industry collaborate to define high-quality work and develop highly qualified workers. The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) was created in 1976 and has weatherized more than 7.3 million households since its inception. Throughout the years, private ind