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How Energy Efficient Is Your Home?

HOW ENERGY EFFICIENT IS YOUR HOME? The energy efficiency of homes is often measured using the Home Energy Rating score (HERS Index), a measure of a home's relative energy use that spans from 0-150. Bob Jenson Air Conditioning examines examples of homes ranging from the least energy efficient (150) to the most (0). 150 Rating Energy-Inefficient Home 125 Rating Average American Home Usually several decades old with power-hungry appliances and lighting. Most American homes fall somewhere around this rating. 100 Rating Code Minimum New Home 85 Rating ENERGY STAR Home energi ENERGY STAR Standard new homes must meet at least this level to be sold. These homes must be built 15% more energy efficient than a code minimum home. sO Rating Energy-Efficient Home o Rating Net-zero-energy Home Homes in this range likely use very efficient appliances and/or derive energy from renewable sources. These homes capture enough energy from the environment to power everything. C | Designed by: Best Rank Source: Air Conditioning and Heating

How Energy Efficient Is Your Home?

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Energy Efficiency – How Does Your Home Stack Up? When we consider energy efficiency we usually think of our individual appliances like our air conditioner or refrigerator. Realistically, when we co...


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