From tried-and-true tips for cutting electric power consumption to step-by-step minor home improvements, each tip in this helpful guide has been rated for potential savings in energy usage. Sidebars throughout the book highlight such topics as understanding Energy Guide Labels for major appliances and conducting an easy home energy audit.OUTDOOR LIGHTING OPTIONS Fluorescent Floodlights Until recently, fluorescent tubes would not glow in cold weather, but ... For additional control options, add a timer, or install a device that combines a daylight sensor with a timer. ... Brilliant Light Outdoors High-intensity discharge (HID) lights contain gases that enable them to radiate a lot of light ... Low-Voltage Systems If you need illumination for a pathway, deck, or patio, consider a low- voltage lighting kit . ... Installation is easy.
|Title||:||136 Best Ways to Save on Your Home Energy|
|Publisher||:||Sunset Publishing Company - 2001|