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Maine Home Energy & Entire Series
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Maine Home Energy & Entire Series
Item #7210
From UMaine Extension
This series comprises 11 bulletins that can help you increase your home's energy efficiency and safety. Select this item to buy entire series of 11 bulletins---or select only specific bulletins below---and click "add to cart" at bottom of page. 37 pages. © 2009 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
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Saving Energy in Apartments
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Saving Energy in Apartments
Maine Home Energy series/7210
ISBN #7211
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Apartment dwellers often feel limited in their ability to make energy-saving modifications that can lower their utility bills. Learn some simple ways that you can cut costs and increase your comfort in winter and summe. Includes instructional video for online viewing. 2 pages, © 2008, 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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How to Do a Home Energy Evaluation
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How to Do a Home Energy Evaluation
Maine Home Energy series/7210
ISBN #7212
Publisher: UMaine Extension
While it is sometimes best to hire a certified energy auditor, this bulletin explains how to conduct your own home energy evaluation in order to evaluate potential energy-saving improvements. Includes a checklist for you to complete. Includes instructional video for online viewing. 4 pages, © 2009, 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Stop Window Drafts With Homemade Indoor Shutters
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Stop Window Drafts With Homemade Indoor Shutters
Maine Home Energy series/7210
ISBN #7213
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Reduce nighttime heat loss from your windows with these removable shutters, which are made from common household materials. 2 pages, © 2008, 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Insulated Window Treatments and Coverings
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Insulated Window Treatments and Coverings
Maine Home Energy series/7210
ISBN #7214
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Properly designed insulated window coverings can significantly reduce heat loss through windows. Find out how the window treatments you may already have, such as roller shades and draperies, can provide some insulative benefit. Learn how to make two types of insulated Roman shades, as well as simple clip-on insulation boards for north-facing windows. Includes instructional video for online viewing. 6 pages, © 2009, 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Weather-Stripping Windows and Doors
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Weather-Stripping Windows and Doors
Maine Home Energy series/7210
ISBN #7215
Publisher: UMaine Extension
The appropriate type of weather stripping can effectively stop expensive energy leaks around doors and windows. Basic overview of different types of weatherstripping. Includes instructional video for online viewing. 2 pages, © 2008, 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Includes instructional video for online viewing. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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How Much Heat per Dollar?
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How Much Heat per Dollar?
Maine Home Energy series/7210
ISBN #7216
Publisher: UMaine Extension
If you are in the market for a home heating appliance, you will need to know how to compare the cost and value of different heating fuels. This bulletin explains the four variables you must use and how to determine which fuel provides the most heat for the fewest dollars. Includes heating fuel comparison chart and heating cost calculator. 3 pages, © 2009, 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Options for Home Heating Fuels and Energy Systems & An Overview
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Options for Home Heating Fuels and Energy Systems & An Overview
Maine Home Energy series/7210
ISBN #7217
Publisher: UMaine Extension
This bulletin examines the pros and cons of home heating options including fossil fuels (oil, propane, and natural gas), renewable fuels (fire wood, pellets), heat pumps, and solar thermal heating. Alternatives and additions to public electric power in Maine, including photovoltaics, wind, and hydropower, are also discussed. Includes a detailed chart that ranks home energy options in terms of required installation costs and expertise, availability of service technicians, maintenance and operation, and many other factors. 8 pages, © 2009, 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Home Heating Safety
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Home Heating Safety
Maine Home Energy series/7210
ISBN #7218
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Fires and accidents caused by home heating equipment are largely preventable if you clean, maintain, and use equipment properly. Review general safety tips as well as those specific to electric and kerosene space heaters, wood stoves and fireplaces, and heating emergencies. 4 pages, © 2009, 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Passive Solar Heating
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Passive Solar Heating
Maine Home Energy series/7210
ISBN #7219
Publisher: UMaine Extension
The energy of the sun can provide a significant portion of a Maine home’s heating needs. Passive solar systems are simple, have few moving parts, require minimal maintenance, and require no mechanical systems. Learn the basics of efficient passive solar design, in which a house serves as a solar collector, a heat storehouse, and a heat trap. 4 pages, © 2009, 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Draft Stoppers
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Draft Stoppers
Maine Home Energy series/7210
ISBN #7220
Publisher: UMaine Extension
Instructions for simple and inexpensive homemade devices to stop window and door drafts. Includes color photos. Includes instructional video for online viewing. 2 pages, © 2009, 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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Sizing Your Biomass Boiler to Fit Your Needs
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Sizing Your Biomass Boiler to Fit Your Needs
ISBN #7230
Publisher: UMaine Extension
If you are considering purchasing a new pellet or biomass boiler, there are several considerations you will want to take into account prior to your purchase. This bulletin will help you determine what size boiler will work best for your needs. Worksheet included. 4 pages, © 2011, 2012 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension.Download it for free, or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
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