It is easy being green Teach Yourself Saving Energy in the Home offers you straightforward, achievable cost-cutting and energy saving strategies. It gives you various ways to save energy in the home, even if it's just a rented property, with practical advice on heating, hot and cold water, electricity and appliances, stand-by systems, lighting, cooling systems--even how to manage your teenager's use of energy. There are chapters on how to save energy in your garden and guidelines on how to generate your own power. The book will also offer practical suggestions for responsible recreation, showing you how leisure interests can impact on the environment. It gives advice on green travel, including what make of car and which fuel to choose, and offers tips for saving energy in your workplace.