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ERIC Number: ED162888
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Pages: 53
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Save Energy: Save Money!
Eccli, Eugene; And Others
This publication is a collection of inexpensive energy saving tips and home improvements for home owners, particularly in low-income areas or in older homes. Section titles are: (1) Keeping Warm; (2) Getting Heat Where You Need It; (3) Using the Sun; (4) Furnaces, Stoves, and Fireplaces; (5) Insulation and Other Energy Needs; (6) Do-It-Yourself Projects; and (7) Emergencies. Topics covered include: (1) replacing broken or cracked windows; (2) caulking and weather stripping; (3) sealing foundations and floors; (4) modifying the heating system to heat cold rooms or to seal off unused rooms; (5) using curtains to keep in heat; (6) simple maintenance of heating systems; (7) insulation; (8) building modifications such as solar window heaters and air lock porches; and (9) what to do if the heater breaks down or fuel runs out. Stressed throughout is the importance of spending a little money to save money in heating costs. Information is provided on where to get additional help with home energy conservation. (MR)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Community Services Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Design Alternatives, Inc., Washington, DC.