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Macalester College
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St. Paul, MN 55105
Comments & questions to:
ecohouse@macalester.edu

Green Building Resources

Energy Efficiency

    
Energy StarBecoming energy efficient covers a wide range of topics including selecting energy efficient appliances, lighting , sealing all air leaks in your home, and getting a home energy audit.

Xcel Energy – Guide to Home Energy Savings
www.xcelenergy.com/staticfiles/xe/Marketing/Files/SmartEnergyGuide.pdf

ENERGY STAR – Save Energy at Home
www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=products.pr_save_energy_at_home

ENERGY STAR – Heat and Cool Efficiently
www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=heat_cool.pr_hvac

ENERGY STAR – Air Seal and Insulate with ENERGY STAR
www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=home_sealing.hm_improvement_sealing

ENERGY STAR – DIY Guide to Sealing and Insulating
www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=diy.diy_index

ENERGY STAR – Assess Your Home
www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=HOME_ENERGY_YARDSTICK.showGetStarted

Xcel Energy – Home Energy Audit
www.xcelenergy.com/Save_Money_&_Energy/For_Your_Home/Energy_Audits/Home_Energy_Audit_-_MN

Xcel Energy – Online Energy Audit Tool
www.xcelenergy.com/Save_Money_&_Energy/For_Your_Home/Energy_Audits/InfoSmart_-_MN

CenterPoint Energy – Home Energy Audit
www.centerpointenergy.com/services/naturalgas/residential/saveenergyandmoney/homeenergyaudits/MN/

Dakota Electric Association – Energy Assessments
www.dakotaelectric.com/residential/resources/calculators_and_assessments/energy-assessments

Home Intelligence - Guide to Home Energy Efficiency
http://www.homeintelligence.ca/2013/04/03/guide-to-home-energy-efficiency/

    
Consumer Monitoring Devices and Power Strips
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TED (The Energy Detective) 1000 – Real-time electricity monitor for entire house (requires electrician to install)
www.theenergydetective.com

Kill A Watt – Real-time electricity monitor for single outlets
www.p3international.com/products/special/p4400/p4400-ce.html

Powercost Monitor – Whole house electricity monitor (does not require electrician to install)
www.bluelineinnovations.com

Smart Power Strip – Automatically switches devices on and off (similar products are also available)
www.amazon.com/Smart-Strip-Protector-Autoswitching-Technology/dp/B0006PUDQK

 


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