What's Your Biggest Bang-for-the-Buck?
Here's how to devise your high-impact Energy Plan, one that really maximizes
your energy savings for the money invested. First, answer these questions:
1 - How much money do I spend on energy?
2 - Where are the greatest energy
3 - How long will it take for an investment in energy efficiency
to pay off in lower utility bills?
4 - What is my budget and how much time
do I have to spend doing improvements? Should I do it myself or pay a contractor?
Need Help? It is out there.
The last question (do-it-yourself
vs. hiring someone) is a no-brainer if you have a large house, little time and
a big energy bill. You'll recover the cost of a professional energy audit in a
very short time via energy savings.
So, Let's Look at Hiring Help Use
our helpful hints.
Remember to get referrals from neighbors or friends;
hire a local company that's licensed, bonded, and insured; check customer references;
and get at least three bids in writing. DON'T FORGET, check with your local utility
for a free energy audit, too!
Now We're Cookin' With Gas!
got your basic questions answered. Let's look at a whole-house Energy Plan and
where the BIGGEST bucks can be saved.
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