California Wants You To Make Your House Energy-Efficient

Sunday, Jul 10, 2011  |  Updated 10:28 AM PDT
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Make Your Own Home Energy-Efficient: State

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Leaky heating ducts, thin attic insulation, and ancient appliances suck energy from a home like a tick sucks blood from an unwary hiker.

Fixing these problems on California's 13 million houses could save the state's businesses and residents huge amounts of energy and millions of dollars, reports the North County Times.

Now state regulators hope they can sweet-talk all California homeowners into retrofitting their houses to consume less electricity and natural gas. They've launched a new website that pulls many incentive programs into one place, and they have a strategy of persuading early adopters to spread the word to mainstream homeowners.

Read more the rest of this story on our media partner the North Count Times' website.
 

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