Review of everything you have learned!

Here are all thirteen questions and the right answers:

  1. What accounts for the most energy use in an American Home?
    1. Heating and cooling – about 48%
  2. How much electricity does a typical American family use each month?
    1. About 900 kilowatt hours – check your bill
  3. How much money does a US family spend each year on utilities?
    1. Roughly $2,200 each year
  4. Which STATE consumes the most amount of electricity per household?
    1. Louisiana
  5. What are phantom loads?
    1. refers to power consumed by electronics and appliances while they are switched off
  6. How much money can you save by switching to ENERGY STAR appliances, fans and electronics over their lifetime?
    1. $750
  7. How much can you save by turning the temp down?
    1. Roughly ten percent
  8. Which of these is NOT a way to save energy at home?
    1. closing vents could actually strain an HVAC system, resulting in more energy use, not less
  9. What kind of heat pump uses the constant temperature located just below the ground to heat or cool homes?
    1. Geothermal
  10. What's a cool roof?
    1. Cool roofs can be made of a highly reflective type of paint, a sheet covering, or highly reflective tiles or shingles
  11. Which is NOT a type of insulation?
    1. Synthetic fiber
  12. Which type of water heater provides hot water only as it is needed?
    1. Tankless
  13. Which of the following is NOT true about LED lighting?
    1. The light-emitting diode (LED) is one of today's most energy-efficient 

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