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Elements of an energy-efficient house.

Elements of an energy-efficient house.

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Published by Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearinghouse in [Merrifield, VA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dwellings -- Energy consumption -- United States.,
  • Architecture and energy conservation -- United States.,
  • Renewable energy sources -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesElements of an energy efficient house
    ContributionsEnergy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearinghouse (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22410348M

    Energy efficient house plans employ efficient building techniques and call for the efficient use of materials. Style and size. Energy efficient house plans range the gambit in terms of size and style, as their main objective is to conserve energy usage. Search our energy efficient house plans to find the one that meets the needs of your family. NEW energy efficient electric furnaces. Traditional electric furnaces are an outdated form of heating. They rely on electric-resistance heating elements (similar to those of toasters and common small infrared portable heaters) to provide heat, which is then blown by a fan and - in the case of central systems - distributed through the home’s ductwork.

      There are three main elements of how you light your home that affect your electric bill at the end of the month. The types of light bulbs. There are two main types of energy-efficient light bulbs on the market: LED and CFL bulbs (the curly light bulb) use % less energy than a regular incandescent light bulb, LED bulbs (the long light bulb) use a whopping 75% less energy. An energy-efficient furnace uses one-third the electricity of a regular furnace and can save you 22%. Energy Star-certified air conditioners use 8% less energy than conventional models and can save you thousands over the lifespan of the product.

      Elements of an Energy Efficient House Designing and building an energy-efficient home that conforms to the many considerations faced by home builders can be a challenge. However, at InterNACHI, we believe that any house style can be made to require relatively minimal amounts of energy to heat and cool, and be comfortable. The following is a discussion of the major elements of energy-efficient home design and construction systems. The Thermal Envelope A “thermal envelope” is everything about the house that serves to shield the living space from the outdoors.


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