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 How much energy does my home use?

Energy use chart

 This chart provides some guide to estimates of residential energy use.  A home energy audit would help you identify areas where you can cut your energy costs.  You can conduct a simple audit yourself.  For more information on home energy audits visit www.energysavers.gov 

Energy Saving Tips

 Heat loss image

This thermal image shows some of the common areas where heat loss or gain can occur.

 

Tree Shade

One way to save up to 30% of summer cooling costs is to plant trees to shade your home.

 

 Flourescent HHW

One simple idea

Compact flourescent bulbs use about 75% less energy than standard bulbs, produce 75% less heat and last up to 10 times longer than standard bulbs.