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Title: Energy Survey # 3      
dateReleased:
08-23-2007
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.4/USCONNSPEC1982-019
ID:
hdl:1902.4/USCONNSPEC1982-019
description:
This survey covers the following issues and topics: Seriousness of energy crisis; knowledge of government energy program: solar or conservation workshops, toll-free energy information lines, income tax credits for energy improvements, free energy conservation booklets from the State Energy Division, fuel assistance program; descriptions of residence; ownership of residence; use of home inspection program for energy conservation; use of a low interest loan for home energy conservation improvements; separate payment for heating and electricity in rented residence; age of residence and furnace; type of fuel used for heat/hot water; percentage of heat from primary fuel; concern over fuel costs this winter; portable heating systems: kerosene heaters, quartz heaters, space heaters; thermostat temperature at night; knowledge of and application for low interest loans for energy improvements; knowledge of CONNSAVE; knowledge of how audit works; use of CONNSAVE audit; use of follow-up services; cleaning and testing of furnace within past year; professional inspection of chimney within past year; energy conservation measures in past year: installation of new boiler or furnace, addition of clock thermostat to furnace, installation of a flame retention head oil burner, lower temperature setting on hot water, installation of storm windows and doors; installation of storm windows and doors, installation of floors and basement, installation of a solar hot water system, solar greenhouse, solar heating or a windmill; type of insulation used; inches of insulation,; comfort of home since energy conservation measures taken; use of ac contractor to make energy improvements; satisfaction with contractor's work; energy efficiency of dwelling; reasons for not doing more in conserving energy in the home; ability to cut energy use in home by 5-10% without hurting lifestyle; chances of buying an energy saving device costing $200 and $1000 if it paid for itself in three or ten years; employment outside home and distant to work; miles driven and gas consumption compared to three years ago; support for increased us e of coal to generate electricity; the use for energy and its effect on air pollution; relaxation of air quality standards; regulation of nuclear power plants; rebuilding of dams in Connecticut to generate electricity; likelihood of future fuel shortages and much higher prices within the next five years; most important government action in case of another fuel shortage; President's power to control prices and the distribution of fuel in case of another fuel shortage; support for policy prohibiting utilities from cutting off service to customers who do not pay their bills in winter; who should make up the money lost to utilities when customers unable to pay.
description:
CT. State Office of Policy & Management, Energy Division, 2007, "Energy Survey # 3"
name:
CT. State Office of Policy & Management, Energy Division
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997