3. N. HVAC AND HOME IMPROVEMENT—GENERAL

  • Depending on where you live, replacing your old heating and cooling equipment with equipment that has earned the ENERGY STAR can cut your annual energy bill by more than $115.

    Note: Assumes proper sizing and installation.
    Source: Typical House Factoid Memo. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. April 2013.
  • The average home spends $2,000 per year on utility bills, nearly half going to heating and cooling.
    Source: Typical House Factoid Memo. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. April 2013.
  • Heating and cooling costs the average homeowner about $875 a year—nearly half the home's total energy bill.
    Source: Typical House Factoid Memo. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. April 2013.
  • You can save up to $200 a year in heating and cooling costs (or 10 percent on your energy bill) by sealing and insulating your home with ENERGY STAR.

    Note: Assumes heating and cooling savings are 10% of energy bill; savings are the result of sealing the home envelope. Source: U.S. EPA.

Back to Main Resources Page for Products Efficiency Program Sponsors

Updated: September 2014