Simple Solutions to Reduce Your Utility Bill and Carbon Footprint
First of all, many home owners spend hundreds of dollars. All to hire a professional energy auditor. Then they conduct a thorough inspection of your home’s energy efficiency. Finally then they recommend ways of improving it. All which results in better energy usage, and provides health benefits and greater financial savings.
With DO-IT-YOURSELF HOME ENERGY AUDITS: 140 Simple Solutions. You will Lower Energy Costs, Increase Your Home’s Efficiency, and Save the Environment!(McGraw-Hill; March 2010; Original paperback: $19.95) by David S. Findley. Also readers can skip the expense of the auditor and not only do their own audit. However they can also learn how to correct any problems. All as a result that they also may find.
This is part of my Green Guru Guides series of books. So Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Audits offers complete details on assessing home energy efficiency. It describes simple no-cost and low-cost measures. All that can be implemented to identify problems. Moreover that will also dramatically increase livability. That’s as well as efficiency and expendable income. Again that’s each and every year. Whether the reader is moving into a brand new or existing home, or is trying to make a current residence more energy efficient, the practical tips and projects in this book will make it easy to be green.
In detail, the book illustrates how to:
1. Implement improvements for lighting, heating, electricity, insulation, and water use
2. Identify and modify the most costly appliances in your home
3. Reduce carbon emissions
4. Develop a personal energy plan
5. Also, understand ratings, standards, and conversions
6. Finally, how to fund your green home improvement projects. Thereby take advantage of grants. Also rebates, and tax incentives, and much more.
“It does not matter if you live in a small apartment or a big mansion. That’s because this book is for you. That also came from author David Findley.
That’s because the changes are shown to you in this book. If will also allow you to reduce your energy usage. Finally and increase your savings. That’s by at least, on average, 30 percent. “My hope is to keep you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer and to help you design and live in the home of your dreams.”
ABOUT THE GREEN GURU GUIDES
The Green Guru Guides is a series of books offering the environmentally conscious consumer and hobbyist authoritative, practical, and fun do-it-yourself green living information. It shows the reader how to do a particular task, whether it’s building a new energy-efficient vehicle, greening a particular task, or greening an entire home. The Green Guru Guides’ covers and interior pages are printed on Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) approved, acid-free papers containing 100% post-consumer fiber.
Previously published titles in the series are:
Build Your Own Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle by Seth Leitman
Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle by Carl Vogel
Renewable Energies for Your Home: Real-World Solutions for Green Conversionsby Russel Gehrke
Green Lighting by Brian Clark Howard, William Brinsky, and Seth Leitman
Build Your Own Electric Bicycle by Matthew Slinn
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
David S. Findley is an Assistant Professor at Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, New York, and the owner of Synergy New Technology, a not-for-profit organization that develops and sells green technology, provides global solutions with the development of partnerships with government, corporations, education, venture capitalists, and individuals, and develops local, regional, and national climate change projects. He has overseen the development of a green engineering sciences curriculum. David is currently working on a number of professional projects that include a Discovery Channel television program from the Automotive Technology Department; researching product development of prototypes for industry; and GREEN DAY at Farmingdale State College.