American life-styles use an exceptionally large amount of energy. In the past, energy was an inexpensive resource that was readily available to everyone. However, the cost of energy may now be the largest household expense next to the mortgage. This fact sheet is designed to make consumers aware of practices and resources that are available to improve the energy efficiency of a home.
Steggell, Carmen D. Ph.D and Hawks, Leona K., "Energy Sense" (1996). All Archived Publications. Paper 216.