Musings of an Energy Nerd: Toward an Energy-Efficient Home

Musings of an Energy Nerd: Toward an Energy-Efficient Home Author Martin Holladay
ISBN-10 1631862561
ISBN-13 9781631862564
Year 2017-03-28
Pages 272
Language English
Publisher Taunton Press
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In this fascinating collection of postings from his popular Musings of an Energy Nerd blog Green Building Advisors Martin Holladay cuts through the hype and myths about energy efficiency sustainability and green building to present the very best ways to make your home more energy efficient Martin Holladay has been making weekly postings to his Musings of an Energy Nerd blog on Green Building Advisor since January 2009 Along the way he has gathered a devoted following of energy nerds who await his weekly musings with rapt anticipation For the first time the 50 most popular postings have been assembled in book form to give homeowners a great opportunity to live a more energy efficient life in their homes The book begins with an overview of energy priorities and a discussion of what we mean by terms like green and sustainable Martin presents several options for energy upgrades for an existing house from replacing windows to adding superinsulation before looking at ways to improve the energy efficiency of a new house Separate chapters follow on HVAC domestic hot water appliances and renewable energy before the book wraps up with an eye opening chapter on useless products scams and myths including Martins list of Stupid Energy Saving Tips

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