Residential Energy: Cost Savings and Comfort for Existing Buildings (5th Edition)

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Residential Energy introduces readers to a home's energy-related components and explains all the important possibilities for energy conservation. Readers will learn from this exceptionally illustrated text that effective energy conservation requires a whole-house approach that addresses the biggest energy wasters first!

 

Covering everything from basic principles and air leakage to insulation and windows and doors, this user friendly manual is an essential text/reference for anyone interested in the design, construction, and operation of energy efficient homes! PLUS, every book includes a CD-ROM containing an electronic version of the text!

 

Ideally suited for programs in weatherization, energy auditors/raters and general construction trades including carpentry, HVAC, plumbers, electricians, and more!  Residential Energy is packed full of the latest information on energy consumption, analyzing energy costs, and other energy-auditing information.

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About the Author:

John Krigger is the founder of Saturn Resource Management, and a nationally recognized expert in the field of energy conservation for buildings. For over 20 years, he has presented seminars and produced publications on residential energy-efficiency, building maintenance, and health and safety. John combines years of hands-on energy service experience with solid academic knowledge, and is the author of 5 books and numerous publications on energy efficiency. His publication Residential Energy is used as a training manual by some of the largest weatherization organizations in the country. John is a Certified Energy Manager of the Association of Energy Engineers.

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"This work would be an appropriate desk top reference for a wide variety of occupations..." -- Bill Van der Meer, Weatherization Quarterly

"provides comprehensive information in simple but accurate language, without assuming too much previous knowledge on the reader’s part..." -- Karina Lutz, Home Energy

"...the book is targeted at consumers, but the content is technically advanced, up-to-date, and well illustrated." -- Energy Design Update

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