05 Aug '11, 7pm

Did you know the typical family spends about $1900 per year on home energy bills? #home #energy

Did you know the typical family spends about $1900 per year on home energy bills? #home #energy

Importance of Residential Energy Use $241 billion. That's how much is spent every consumers spend each year on energy for home use. About 1 in 5 of the nation's energy dollars is spent in homes. Energy efficiency improvements could cut this number by well over half. 90% of your time. That's the proportion of the average American's time spent indoors. The quality of indoor air is often worse than the air outside. Moisture and gasses from building materials are some of the many invisible sources of indoor air pollution. When done right, energy efficiency upgrades will also improve indoor air quality and make your home safer and more comfortable. 1.2 billion tons of greenhouse-gas emissions. That's what is emitted (as carbon dioxide) into the atmosphere as a byproduct of making the energy to power U.S. homes. Every single thing done to save energy at home trims these emission...

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