ERIC Number: ED295800
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Tips for Energy Savers.
Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
According to 1986 U.S. Department of Energy data, 48% of our residential energy is used to heat and cool our homes, 16% goes for heating water, 12% is used to refrigerators and freezers, and the remaining 24% goes into lighting, cooking, and running appliances. This booklet contains tips for saving energy, including sections on: (1) draft-proof windows, doors, and other air leaks; (2) insulation; (3) heating energy savers; (4) cooling energy savers; (5) energy-efficient ratings for air conditioners; (6) water heaters; (7) kitchen energy savers; (8) laundry energy savers; (9) lighting energy savers; (10) appliance energy savers; (11) the appliance labeling program; (12) buying or building a home; and (13) yard and workshop savers. Also included are tips regarding energy conservation in buying and using a car. (TW)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Consumer Education, Energy Conservation, Energy Education, Energy Management, Family Environment, Fuels, Transportation
U.S. Department of Energy, Editorial Services, Office of Public Affairs, Washington, DC 20585.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
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