This is the best book available on home energy conservation. It introduces readers to a home's energy-related components and explains all the important possibilities for energy conservation. Readers will learn that effective energy conservation requires a whole-house approach that addresses the biggest energy wasters first.
Residential Energy is an essential reference manual for:
- Home energy raters
- Energy auditors
- Weatherization technicians
- Heating and air-conditioning specialists
- Insulation contractors
- Home-improvement enthusiasts
This book includes nearly 400 illustrations, charts, and tables. The included compact disc contains a complete copy of the book with clickable cross-references, bookmarks, and searchable index. It is an important reference tool that should be in every energy specialist's library.
This edition of Residential Energy has been updated the content to reflect the evolving best practices for the diagnosis, retrofit, maintenance, and energy management of residential buildings. Written with a "simple measures are the most effective" approach, this new edition marks Residential Energy's maturation into the one complete reference book on energy efficiency for residential buildings.