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. […]

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: 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: National […]

Save Energy by Cooling Your Home Naturally

Part 7 of Cool Your Home Naturally. Using any or all of these strategies will help keep you cool. Even if you use air conditioning, many of these strategies, particularly reflecting heat and shading, will help reduce the energy costs of running an air conditioner. However, adopting all of these strategies may not be enough. […]