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Quiz: Are You An Energy Saver or an Energy Waster?

There are many options when it comes to improving the efficiency of your home and each provide different levels of energy savings.

We all do our best to turn off lights when we’re not in the room, and set our computers to “sleep” anytime they’re not in use, but could we be doing more?

Energy use correlates directly with how much you pay each month, and the size of your personal carbon footprint. The following infographic takes a look at two hypothetical homeowners: Andy and Randy.

Andy takes the initiative to improve his home’s energy efficiency in many ways, while Randy, does not. By understanding the difference between the two, we can start to see the large impact energy efficiency upgrades can make to one’s home.

Think you’re more like Andy, or more like Randy? Use this widget to find out how well your home is doing and how much you could save by making energy efficiency improvements! Click “Get Started Now” to begin.

Also Check Out:
Simple Energy Efficient Tips That Save Money
How Your HVAC System Can Improve Home Efficiency
Understanding How Lighting Affects Home Efficiency

Image Credit: Flickr – tracitodd

Created by WellHome Home Energy Audit Services

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Beth Buczynski

Beth is a freelance writer and editor living in the Rocky Mountain West. So far, Beth has lived in or near three major U.S. mountain ranges, and is passionate about protecting the important ecosystems they represent. Follow Beth on Twitter as @ecosphericblog or check out her blog.

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5:46AM PDT on Oct 31, 2012

Thanks for sharing.

6:26AM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

That was helpful. Thanks.

8:19AM PDT on Aug 18, 2011

Whether you are more like Andy or Randy it is important to be educated on being energy efficient. You can learn a lot from www.everblue.edu check it out.

1:53PM PDT on Jun 2, 2011

Gooo andy

8:23PM PDT on May 27, 2011

I'm more like Andy.

12:55PM PDT on May 27, 2011

I am happy to note that we in our family are very much like Andy. I hope we are doing our best.

7:02AM PDT on May 26, 2011

I do my best when I can

7:25AM PDT on May 25, 2011

I do what I can but realize it's a drop in the bucket

1:12PM PDT on May 24, 2011

I do what I can to save energy and use less electricity.

5:21AM PDT on May 24, 2011

All futile when you consider the industries that are constantly pumping out shit into the earth we live in, and i bet most of you still shop.
But hell if it makes ya feel better =)

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