Stanley Home Energy Savings

Stanley Home Energy Savings

By:  Toht, David

Product ID:  083034
$7.95 Spiral bound
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Taunton Press

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5.0 X 8.0 in
32 pg

HOUSE & HOME / Sustainable Living
HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / General
HOUSE & HOME / Reference

Insulate your wallet. Stanley Quick Guides provide even the most intimidated homeowner straightforward, no-nonsense repair advice and training. This handy reference book, Home Energy Savings, offers you quick tips on evaluating your home's energy efficiency, required tools and materials, as well as, highly informative charts and drawings to rapidly teach you everything you need to know to start saving energy and money.

Reliable, professional tips, and instruction for the most common home energy-saving projects. Author David Toht, a former contractor with decades of experience, applies a straightforward approach to energy savings. You'll soon see the money saving benefits after you finish projects like sealing around pipes and ducts, insulating an attic, and installing a programmable thermostat. For a complete listing of all the home energy saving repairs you can accomplish, check out the Table of Contents tab. Here's quick look at a few of the repairs you'll be able to make:

  • Installing Insulating Film
  • Sealing Gaps and Leaks
  • Re-Glazing a Window or Storm Window
  • Insulating Receptacles and Switch Boxes
  • Taming Your Appliances


Open a tool box full of essential home improvement tips from the experts at Stanley. The Stanley Quick Guide series offers authoritative, reliable, and concise DIY information empowering even the most unskilled homeowners to take on any home repair project with confidence. Get started now on Drywall, Plumbing, Wiring, and Home Energy Savings projects.

Durable, spiral-bound, highly visual, easy-to-reference books. Simply flip open your laminated book to tackle home improvement projects like weather stripping doors and windows; replacing light fixtures; repairing faucets; and closing window openings. The projects vary from the simplest of tasks to the more complex guided by colorful how-to photographs throughout and no-nonsense, professional advice.

Dave Toht, a former contractor with decades of hands-on experience, fondly remembers his first house located in the sometimes frigid, sometimes frying Midwest.  Built in 1854, it was loaded with opportunities for caulking, glazing, weatherstripping and insulating.  He has written or edited more than 60 books on home repair and remodeling.