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Home Economics

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Energy Sense, Carmen D. Steggell Ph.D, Leona K. Hawks Jun 1996

Energy Sense, Carmen D. Steggell Ph.D, Leona K. Hawks

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American life-styles use an exceptionally large amount of energy. In the past, energy was an inexpensive resource that was readily available to everyone. However, the cost of energy may now be the largest household expense next to the mortgage. This fact sheet is designed to make consumers aware of practices and resources that are available to improve the energy efficiency of a home.


How To Compare Fuel And Electricity Costs For Home Heating, Steven L. Folkman Oct 1985

How To Compare Fuel And Electricity Costs For Home Heating, Steven L. Folkman

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Selecting the least expensive energy source for heating a building can be a confusing task. The confusion usually is caused by the units used to measure energy consumption and the efficiencies of the device used to convert the energy source into heat. This document provides typical information which will aid in comparison of different energy sources.