Resources: Elements of an Energy-Efficient House

Part 8 of Elements of an Energy-Efficient House. The following are sources of additional information on energy-efficient houses: The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearinghouse (EREC) P.O. Box 3048 Merrifield, VA22116 1-800-DOE-EREC (1-800-363-3732) EREC provides free general and technical information to the public on many topics and technologies pertaining to energy efficiency and renewable energy. […]

Water Heating

Part 5 of Ways to Save Money on Energy at Home. Hot Water Usage (based on national averages) Shower: 37% Clothes washer: 26% Dishwasher: 14% Bath: 12% Sinks: 11% Water heating is the third largest energy expense in your home. It typically accounts for about 14% of your utility bill. There are four ways to cut […]

Getting Help With Your Solar Water Heater

Part 13 of Heat Your Water With The Sun. American Solar Energy Society (ASES) 2400 Central Avenue, Suite G-1 Boulder, CO 80301 Phone: (303) 443-3130 Fax: (303) 443-3212 E-mail: [email protected] Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy (DSIRE) Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) Public Affairs Division Phone: (321) 638-1015 Fax: (321) 638-1010 E-mail: [email protected] National […]