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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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.Review:
Large type text and especially clear graphics and illustrations abound in this discussion of cost savings and retrofitting of existing buildings. From duct insulation and hot water distribution systems to energy-efficient laundering, this is packed with a wide range of energy-saving ideas and will prove useful despite its hefty price tag. -- Midwest Book Review
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Book Description Pearson, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110135125413