Describes the characteristics, achievements, and problems of twelve residential energy conservation programs in seven localities: Portland (Oregon), San Francisco, Seattle, Chattanooga, Providence, Minneapolis-St. Paul, and Boston. The information collected should be useful to the Department of Energy, which is undertaking a demonstration program to determine the feasibility, costs, problems, and consumer response to integrated retrofit delivery systems. If successful, that effort would result in more energy-efficient homes and therefore potentially reduce the nation's consumption of energy.
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