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Home Energy Savings Help

By Jaime Netzer


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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has just released the 9th edition of the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings, by Jennifer Thorne Amann, Alex Wilson and Katie Ackerly. ACEEE is a non-profit organization dedicated to advocating and advancing energy efficiency. They have published 22 books and over 250 research reports.

The first update in four years, the 9th edition of this book contains new listings of the most energy-efficient products you can find to furnish your home and increase energy savings. It is also chock full of advice, and even includes a time-segmented home energy checklist for action.

Using diagrams, easy-to-follow instructions, and specific helpful Web sites and product brands, the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings is a thorough resource for any homeowner or homebuilder looking to cut costs and cut back their negative impact on Mother Earth.

The book is available at bookstores or from the publisher at www.newsociety.com.