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Resources

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Useful Links

California Real Estate Inspection Association

American Society of Home Inspectors

Code Check® Most Widely Used Code Reference

F.I.R.E. Fireplace System Inspection Resources

International Code Council (ICC)

North Eastern Ohio Fire Prevention Association

North Eastern Ohio Fire Prevention Association

San Mateo County Association of REALTORS®

California Association of REALTORS®

League of California Home Owners

California Contractors State License Board

Association of General Contractors

California Association of General Contractors

PG&E Residential Energy Savings Information

California Seismic Safety Commission

Home Energy Consumption

There are many appliances that make use of electricity in your home, and likewise no one appliance dominates that use. However, Refrigerators, Air Conditioning, Space Heating, Water Heating, and Lighting in unison can consume up to a massive 58% of average home energy usage. Of all household appliances, Refrigerators consume the most electricity, followed by lighting, clothes dryers, freezers, and TV’s.

Refrigerators

13.7%

Air Conditioning

16.0%

Space Heating

10.1%

Water Heating

9.1%

Lighting

8.8%

Electrical Dryer

5.8%

Freezer

3.5%

Gas Furnace Fan

3.3%

Dishwasher

2.5%

Electric Cook Top 

2.8%

Electric Oven

1.8%

Clothes Washer

0.9%

Television

4.4%

Computers

2.0%

Stereos/Home Theater

0.5%

Home Phones

0.4%

All Other Devices 

28.9%