Consumer magazines, newspapers, websites, public utilities, non-profits and many other entities have offered up dozens of energy saving tips and many of the most popular ones have never been quantitatively proven to save any energy. Some of them cost so much money that you probably will never save the difference. And some are downright bizarre.
Author Martin Holladay, a contributor to GreenBuildingAdvisor.com Googled energy saving tips and came up with an exhaustive list of hokum. (We