Worth a Visit: Sites Off-PATH
A Consumer's Guide to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: The Department of Energy provides you with a variety of ways to improve the energy efficiency of your. Many of their recommendations are simple steps that don't require any professional help.
Home Energy Saver: Use this calculator to identify the best ways to save energy in your home. It's a do-it-yourself energy audit tool.
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR: (In case you missed it on the previous page) Find a professional who will show you how to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient.
ENERGY STAR Cost Calculators: Use these calculators to determine how much you'll save on ENERGY STAR qualified products. (Scroll down to the bottle of the page to 'Residential Products').
Smart Homeowner Magazine: If you don't know about this one, you should.
Turning Fixer-Uppers into Dream Homes: Information on the HUD Section 203(k) loan program, which allows you to finance the purchase of the house, and include the cost of repairs in a single mortgage.
Adding on Without Regrets: This article, written by PATH for Her Home Magazine, clearly explains how to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient while you are building an addition.
Content updated on 2/27/2007