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  1. 1. How To Save $100+ With A DIY Energy Audit <ul><li>Jess Commins </li></ul>
  2. 2. Energy efficiency is seriously sexy…
  3. 3. Energy Audit 101
  4. 4. Energy terms you need to know… Btu – British thermal unit (measure of energy) Therm – on a gas bill (100,000 Btu) Kilowatt (kW) – power equal to 1,000 Watts Kilowatt-hour (kWh) – on an electric bill (power flow at 1 kW for 1 hour)
  5. 5. Bring Out Your Data! (this one’s not data yet…)
  6. 6. Is it hot in here or is it just you? 50% energy
  7. 7. Hot for water heaters… 20% energy
  8. 8. Get lit for less… 10% energy LEDs CFLs Inefficient Incandescent
  9. 9. Living off the plug… 20% energy
  10. 10. Assess your position. Energy data rocks!
  11. 11. Blow it out your house holes…
  12. 12. Cracks are whack.
  13. 13. It’s not so much the glass…
  14. 14. Doors have cracks, too…
  15. 15. Your home needs cushion…
  16. 16. Caulk it like you mean it
  17. 17. Weatherstripping: fun for all seasons www.ohdeedoh.com
  18. 18. Other energy efficiency quickies…
  19. 19. Uncle Sam wants YOU to save energy. Tax credits expiring December 31, 2010 Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning Insulation Roofing Water heaters Windows Doors
  20. 20. There’s only so much you can fit into five minutes… www.renewabelle.com www.ecodesiac.com

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