While reading this e-book…

While reading this e-book, please refer back to your Home Energy Report. This e-book is a companion to your Home Energy Report provided to you by your InterNACHI-certified home inspector. To access your Home Energy Report, please use the URL link provided by your inspector.  To find an InterNACHI-Certified Home Inspector who provides a Home […]

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Home Office Equipment and Home Electronics

Nearly 4.2 million people in the U.S. worked from home in 2000, up from 3.4 million in 1990. Working from home saves energy and time by cutting out the commute, but it may increase your home energy bills a lot unless you use energy-saving office equipment. ENERGY STAR labeled office equipment is widely available: it […]

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Other Energy-Saving Kitchen Tips

Be sure to place the faucet lever on the kitchen sink in the cold position when using small amounts of water. Placing the lever in the hot position uses energy to heat the water even though it may never reach the faucet. If you need to purchase a natural gas oven or range, look for […]

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Appliances: What’s the Real Cost?

Every appliance has two costs: the purchase price and the operating cost. Consider both when buying a new appliance. Appliances account for about 17% of your household’s energy consumption, with refrigerators, clothes washers and clothes dryers at the top of the list. When you’re shopping for appliances, think of those two costs or price tags. […]

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