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Home Energy Savings: New House Design and Energy Conservation

Consumers in North America are getting ready for the 2005 / 2006 winter season as we write this report and most are bracing themselves for larger energy bills during the coming winter heating season than past years. Recent spikes in energy costs for all types of energy including gasoline, heating oil...
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Home Energy Savings Tips: Compact Fluorescent Lamps

Because electrical lighting consumes nearly 15% of a household's electricity use, you may wish to learn about some energy efficient lighting alternatives. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are one you should consider. Their design blends the energy efficiency of fluorescent lighting with the convenience and interchangeability of incandescent fixtures. C...
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Phantom Loads and Energy Saving

Most common household appliances are equipped with an on/off switch. Many people don't realize, however, that these appliances may still be consuming electricity even when they are switched off. These so-called "phantom loads" can consume a significant amount of electricity. If you are interested in reducing your energy costs, it is important to know about ...
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Energy Saving Windows

Windows are one of the great energy-wasters of any house. About 25% of the total heat loss is from traditional double glazed sealed windows. New technology, however, has resulted in more efficient energy saving windows that can significantly cut down on heat loss. Heat loss is not the only concer...
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Top 10 Energy Saving Tips to Cut Your Fuel Bills

If you use both gas and electricity in your home, your annual fuel bills will have risen by around 400 since 2003. This translates to an increase of around 50% in electricity prices and a massive 90% in gas prices across the UK. The good news is that you could cut the cost of these increases in half by being more ...
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Do you know how much of an average household's total energy use goes to water heating? 14%; it is usually the second largest part of your energy bill. We use hot water throughout the whole year so any energy-saving strategy will make a big difference. Here are three tips to cut your water heating bill by one-fourth or more. Insulate the water heater tank and hot water pipes: First, you have to check if... Continue Reading...

Energy Saving Lamps - Benefits and Drawbacks

What are Energy Saving Bulbs? Conventional filament bulbs (including halogens) give out less than 20% of the energy they use as light, the rest is heat. Thus, they are not efficient for the purpose for which they are designed. Some people argue that this has hidden benefits, because they contribute to the heat... Continue Reading...

 

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