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Insulate & Weatherize: For Energy Efficiency at Home (Taunton's Build Like a Pro)

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Publisher Comments:

The appliances we use…the lights we turn on…these two items alone in our homes can account for upward of 40% of total energy dollars spent. For those who want to save money (and who doesn’t?) by becoming more energy efficient—and for those who want to go a step further and embrace the latest strategies in renewable and alternative energy systems—Insulate and Weatherize is about to lead the way. 

It’s been 10 years since the smash hit of the first edition of Insulate and Weatherize. In this completely revised and expanded edition, the advances in science and technology shine brightly to walk homeowners through the many solutions for basic energy, air-flow problems, heating and cooling systems, appliances and lights, mixed climate issues, and alternative energy strategies that are doable and extremely efficient. With Insulate and Weatherize at hand, home energy costs won’t soar through the roof, especially if there’s a solar panel or two on it.

 

Synopsis:

From the most basic solutions to advanced, energy-saving projects, no book covers home insulation and weatherization like this one. Homeowners will learn how best to keep their homes warm in winter, cool in summer and weather-tight all year long.

About the Author

Bruce Harley is a noted expert on energy-efficient residential construction and renovation. A long-time engineer, he has helped diagnose and repair such varied problems as building air leakage, indoor air quality, HVAC system failures, plus combustion and moisture issues. Bruce has also led national seminars on energy-efficient residential construction, codes, building science, and mechanical systems.

Table of Contents

1. Energy Basics

2. Sealing Air Leaks

3. Ventilation Systems

4. Insulating a House

5. Windows

6. Heating Systems

7. Air-Conditioning

8. Heating Hot Water

9. Renovations

10. Appliances and Lights

11. Renewables and Alternative Energy

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600854682
Author:
Harley, Bruce
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Author:
Bruce
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself
Subject:
Home Construction-Remodeling Specification
Subject:
Home Construction-General
Subject:
General House & Home
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Taunton's Build Like a Pro
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
240 color photos, 35 drawings
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.88 x 9.19 in

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