Home Energy Consumption: To know where to focus to improve your home energy efficiency you need to have an idea of what consumes the most energy and start with those areas first as they will have the largest impact. The pie chart below provides you a starting point.
Heating and Air Conditioning – represents the top two consumers of home energy and are therefore important to lowering your home energy consumption
House Insulation and Air Leaks – Attics, Walls, Basements, Floors, Windows, Doors – Low Cost and High Impact
Water Heater Replacement – Tankless, Heat Pump, Solar Thermal, Insulating Tanks and Pipes
Estimating Appliance Energy Use – how much energy does an appliance consume when it’s operating and when it’s not (phantom loads)