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About This e-Book

This e-book is a companion to your Home Energy Report your home inspector provided you.

The book can show you how easy it is to reduce your energy use at home, including tips you can use today. There are easy, practical solutions for saving energy throughout your home—from the roof, walls, and insulation that enclose it, to the appliances and lights inside. Please take a few moments to read the valuable tips to start saving energy and money today.

Right in your own home, you have the power to reduce energy demand, and when you reduce demand, you cut the amount of natural resources, such as coal and gas, that are needed to make energy. That means you can create less greenhouse gas emissions, which keeps air cleaner for all of us… and saves on your utility bills! Plus, reducing energy use increases our energy security.

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The purpose of this publication is to provide accurate and useful information for saving home energy. Before acting upon the information contained in this book, readers are encouraged to consult a qualified contractor. Neither the publisher nor author is engaged in rendering legal, accounting, construction, repair or other professional service. If legal advice or other expert assistance is needed, the services of the appropriate professional should be sought.

Neither the publisher nor author is liable or responsible in any way for the specific use of any of the information in this book. This book does not come with a warranty of any kind.

REMEMBER:  Maintenance involves risk of bodily injury and to personal property. Do not perform repairs or corrections by yourself.  Before performing any maintenance or work on your house, including that suggested in this book, it is recommended that you consult an expert and/or hire an appropriately qualified contractor.

 

Developed by:

Benjamin Gromicko

InterNACHI, International Association of Certified Home Inspectors

www.nachi.org

ben@internachi.org

Edited by:

Kate Tarasenko / Crimea River

Copyright © 2012 Benjamin Gromicko for InterNACHI

All rights reserved.