The Home Improvement Toolbox from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencys ENERGY STARŽ web site is a resource for homeowners that identifies ways to save energy and money when repairing, remodeling or improving their homes. The Toolbox is available online at http://www.epa.gov/hhiptool/
|Use these tools to help you save energy and money when remodeling, repairing or improving your home.|
The Toolbox is a good place for consumers to start if improving or remodeling
their home. It targets a home's biggest energy problems and offers solutions on
how to remedy them, where to go for help and which upgrades will be most
cost-effective. The Toolbox is easy-to-use and offers customized reports that
homeowners can show to their contractors or bring to a local home improvement
store for help.
Doctors, Yardsticks and More
The Home Improvement Toolbox is just one of the resources offered by ENERGY STARŽ to help homeowners identify cost-effective, energy-saving improvements to protect the environment by using energy more efficiently.
The Toolbox contains four tools:
For consumers ready to begin the remodeling process, the ENERGY STARŽ Home Remodeler offers recommendations on how to include energy-efficient upgrades into their home improvement plans. Consumers select the projects of interest to them and receive printable reports on energy- and cost-saving actions and products.