Is Your Home Wasting Energy? Take This Quiz To Find Out!

May 19, 2011
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Wasting Home Energy

We all try to do our part to conserve energy, but sometimes it’s hard to know if we’re making an impact.

There are lots of obvious ways to conserve energy:

1. Don’t pour milk with the refrigerator door open.
2. Unplug appliances when they’re not in use.
3. Program your thermostat so heating and cooling only kicks in when it’s needed.

But these behaviors can only go so far, and they’re often hard to remember. It can be more effective to build energy-efficiency into your home through upgrades and retrofits. But these upgrades can be expensive. If your budget’s tight, it’s important to know which efficiency improvement deliver the most bang for the buck.

The following infographic takes a look at two hypothetical homeowners Andy and Randy. Andy, on one hand takes the initiative to improve his home’s energy efficiency in many ways, while Randy, does not.

If you’re not sure whether you’re more like Andy or Randy, be sure to take the quick quiz located at the bottom of the graphic!

Think you’re more like Andy, or more like Randy? Use this widget to find out how well your home is doing and how much you could save by making energy efficiency improvements! Click “Get Started” to begin.

Image Credit: Flickr – Europe District

Created by WellHome Home Energy Audit Services

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