ERIC Number: ED198004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Energy-Wise Homebuyer: A Guide to Selecting an Energy-Efficient Home.
Hogarth, Peter T.; And Others
Presented is a guide for purchasers of new or used homes who wish to make informed comparisons of energy costs. Included are 12 energy features to look for, detailed energy checklists, and charts for calculating energy expenses. Among the considerations discussed are heating systems, insulation, thermostats, caulking and weatherstripping, and improvements to existing homes. Also provided are tips on energy-conscious living, a glossary of terms related to energy efficiency, and a list of further sources of information. (WB)
Descriptors: Adults, Building Systems, Consumer Education, Energy, Energy Conservation, Heating, Housing, Housing Industry, Money Management
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC. Office of Policy Development and Research.; Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Technology and Economics, Inc., Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers: Home Improvement; Insulation