Cash In the Attic: Doing a Home Energy Audit

A home energy audit is the best way to pinpoint where your house is wasting watts and figure out the steps you can take to shrink costly utility bills. Do you ever feel like you’re throwing money out the window? When it comes to paying your utility bills, you may be doing just that. The […]

Save with home energy audit

Mention the word audit to someone, and you might see fear come over his or her face. A tax audit is a serious matter. A home energy audit is just as serious because it can help you save money. It can also help you discover which areas of your home need to be more efficient. […]

A winter survival guide for your house

<p>This week’s sharp drop in temperatures rudely announced winter’s arrival.</p><p>Soon, we’ll experience cold wind, single-digit temps, more cold wind and snow.</p><p>If you feel like your home is a long way from energy efficient, there are lots of ways to take action. Some of them are baby steps, and some are more like giant leaps.</p><p>The giant-leap […]

The Importance of Energy Audits

<p>As we’ve become a more energy-conscious society, the term “energy audit” is being heard more frequently, but has yet to be standardized. There are “do-it-yourself” energy audits; checklist energy audits offered by electric companies; contractors/tradesmen doing energy audits; and professional service firms providing audits. Each one is different in terms of scope, information provided, accuracy […]

Energy Efficient Tips To Save On Heating Costs

<p> <a title=”” class=”fancy” rel=”story_group” href=””> <img src=”” width=”300″ height=”187″ alt=”” border=”0″ class=”storyImage” /></a> </p> <!– startclickprintexclude –> <!– Story Middle Ad: off –> <!– endclickprintexclude –> <p><a class=”videoLink”><img align=”top” border=”0″ src=”” height=”18″ /> Energy Efficiency This Winter – Melanie Bloom Reports</a></p> <p><a class=”videoLink”><img align=”top” border=”0″ src=”” height=”18″ /> Energy Efficient Tips To Save On […]

Do Your Part and get audited really!

<p>The word “audit” can strike fear in just about anyone. And, while I am writing about the importance of getting audited, I don’t mean that scary tax kind. I’m talking about a home energy audit and how getting one can instantly slash your utility bills. It’s an ideal way to Do Your Part and save […]

Energy audit pays off for Bay College

<p>ESCANABA – Bay College has been working toward reducing energy costs and increasing sustainability for years, and according to the results of a recent state energy audit, energy consumption across campus has been reduced significantly in more than 10 years.</p> <p>According to Chris Williams, chief information officer and sustainability coordinator at Bay College, the college […]

The Best $75 A Connecticut Homeowner Can Spend

<p>Nothing like a little autumnal chill and diminished daylight to get people thinking about their home’s inadequate insulation, leaky ducts and watt-guzzling incandescent bulbs.</p><p>They’ll get no sympathy from The Bottom Line, though, because it probably means they haven’t spent $75 on a home energy audit through Energize Connecticut’s Home Energy Solutions program.</p><p>This full-house energy assessment […]

SME gets funding for student energy audit funding program

<span class=”news_header”></span> <h2>Industrial Assessment Centers will use college students to conduct energy audits.</h2> <p> </p><p> </p> <p> </p><a target=”CFE_Social” href=””></a><a target=”CFE_Social” href=””></a><a target=”CFE_Social” href=””></a><a target=”CFE_Social” href=””></a> <p> <br /></p><p>The <a href=”” target=”_blank”>Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)</a> has been granted $292,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to partner SME Student Chapters with existing Industrial Assessment […]

ABC5 News, Des Moines – About Time to Get an Energy Audit

<p>by Phil Prazan</p> <p></p> <p>@PhilPrazan<br/></p> <p>As you have surely noticed, it’s getting a bit cooler outside, which for many of us means a much higher energy bill.<br/> <br/>Mid-American Energy wants customers to know about a free option to save on those higher bills. It’s called an energy audit. <br/> <br/>Make an appointment and an auditor will come […]

Why You Need An Energy Audit

<a class=”rpuRepostUsButton” href=””><img src=”” /></a> <a href=””><img class=”size-full wp-image-8332 ” src=”” alt=”Energy Audit — The Home As a System” width=”300″ height=”257″ /></a><p class=”wp-caption-text”>U.S. Department Of Energy</p> <p><strong><em>You need to have an energy audit performed on your home.</em></strong></p> <p>As a green home consultant, there are preciously few definitive pieces of advice that I can give all-comers.</p> […]

How to perform a home energy audit

<p>Dear Jim: I don’t have a huge budget to work with, but I would like to make my house more energy efficient. Instead of spending some of it on a professional energy audit, how can I do an energy audit myself? – Steve M.</p><p>Dear Steve: Even if your house is already reasonably energy efficient, there […]

A do-it-yourself energy audit

<p class=”p402_premium”>Q. I don’t have a huge budget to work with, but I would like to make my house more energy efficient. Instead of spending some of it on a professional energy audit, how can I do an energy audit myself?</p> <p class=”p402_premium”>A. Even if your house is already reasonably energy efficient, there likely are […]

Video: Easy Ways to Reduce Your Winter Energy Bill (Sponsored)

<p><em>This article is sponsored by <a href=””>Home Depot:</a></em></p> <p>Time is money, the old adage goes, but so is a well-winterized house. Stopping air leakages can take as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, according to the <a href=””>U.S. Department of Energy</a>.</p> <p>The first step is to do an energy audit of your house, keeping an […]

District to look for more ways to cut energy use

<h2 class=”contentheading”> <a href=”/snt/news/index.php/2010-04-07-20-18-16/middle-township-news/29997-district-to-look-for-more-ways-to-cut-energy-use.html” class=”contentpagetitle”> District to look for more ways to cut energy use</a> </h2> <p class=”articleinfo”> <span class=”createdby”> Written by Alex Davis </span> <span class=”createdate”> Saturday, September 29, 2012 12:00 am </span> </p> <p class=”buttonheading”> </p> <!– JoomlaWorks “Disqus Comment System for Joomla!” Plugin (v2.2) starts here –> <span></span> <p>MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Since […]

Energy students find ways to save school thousands

  by Nick Smith <p class=”storyIntro”> <span class=”storyDateline”>LIVERMORE, Calif. (KGO) — </span> Some smart students are brainstorming to help their school save money. They are members of Livermore High School’s Green Engineering Academy and were part of a district wide energy audit – tasked with finding ways to cut energy costs. </p> <p></p><p> “It all started […]

Installing energy-efficient features to reduce monthly utility bills

<h4> <h4><a href=””>Green Architrends</a></h4> </h4> <h4></h4> <span></span> <a>By</a> <a href=”” rel=”tag”>Amado de Jesus</a><br /><a href=”” rel=”tag”>Philippine Daily Inquirer</a> <!– /metas –> <p></p><a href=””><img class=”size-medium wp-image-84494 ” src=”×225.jpg.pagespeed.ic.rGSjZz9X8E.jpg” alt=”” width=”300″ height=”225″ /></a><p class=”wp-caption-text”>GREEN home mortgages confirm that a green building program can encourage homebuyers to choose green-rated homes with up to 50 percent reduced utility bills […]

New Energy Audit Program from Dr. Energy Saver Lansing

<p><em>Dr. Energy Saver Lansing has been selected to help deliver energy savings to customers through a new program.</em></p> <p class=”releaseDateline”>Lansing, MI (PRWEB) September 28, 2012</p> <p>Dr. Energy Saver Lansing has been selected to help deliver energy savings to customers through a new program jointly developed by DTE Energy Company and the Building Science Academy. Their […]

Dominion Launches New Energy Conservation Programs

<p>Dominion makes money based on the amount of electricity it sells its customers, but, the hitch is, there’s only so much power on the grid to go around.</p> <p>That’s why the utility company has launched four new energy conservation programs to teach homeowners how to cut back electricity usage and save money in the long […]

Wallingford Energy Conservation Commission to meet today – Meriden Record

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