Going Deep for Energy Savings

July 2012
Earthwise;2012, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p1
Academic Journal
The article focuses on deep energy retrofit (DER) and highlights its energy saving efficiency. It reports that depending on a home's baseline efficiency DER is capable of generating up to thirty to ninety percent greater savings. It highlights that DERs are capable of improving a home's resale value, improve air quality, reduce energy costs, and create a market demand for renewable energy technology. DER's upgrade includes installing co-generation system which is capable of generating both heat and electricity in the house facilitating reduction of carbon footprints.


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