In order to increase energy savings around your home, you have to know what areas are contributing to higher energy bills and decreased comfort. One tool that provides comprehensive, detailed, customized information is Energy Star’s Home Energy Yardstick, which will help you find out how your home scores in efficiency. The results will help you prioritize projects that boost energy savings.
To begin the Energy Star program, you need to enter your ZIP code, home’s square footage and utility records for energy use for the past year, along with the type of fuel your home equipment uses. This information helps the Home Energy Yardstick program to customize your home’s energy consumption recommendations, according to the overall performance of homes in your area and the local climate.
For an average four-person 1,800-square=foot home, Energy Star recommends the following actions to upgrade home efficiency:
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