With a few small changes in your energy habits and practices, you can obtain meaningful savings on your utility bills. While any one of these small changes might not save a bundle, when you add them up, you’ll realize big savings. Try the following:
The days are getting colder, the temperatures lower, and your energy bills higher, so if you knew how to achieve lower energy bills, wouldn’t you take those steps? We have some good news — there are a variety of methods to reduce wintertime and holiday energy bills, and most of them are relatively simple. Try some of these:
If you look for ways to save energy around your home, then take another look at all the parts of your HVAC system. After all, the efficiency of one component affects the function and efficiency that drives energy savings from the others. If you would like help exploring whole-house savings through your HVAC system, read on!
That sunny view through your window can come at a price. Windows are a common source of energy loss in all seasons. Here are tips for caring for them to achieve better home comfort and reduced energy bills.
The bulk of your energy bill can be divided up into energy used for cooling and heating costs, water heater, electronics, and small and large appliances. If you take a closer look at them, you may see the EnergyGuide label posted. Do you know how to read the label to increase energy savings on your next purchases?
Skylights add a luxurious touch to homes by allowing natural light in, but they are also a potential source of energy loss. From poor construction to bad installation, your skylight might be contributing to heat loss in winter and heat gain in summer. Learn more about this here.
It’s not always easy to change your home energy habits when you are trying to conserve energy. To make matters worse, there are several energy myths abound that work against your efforts and actually increase your energy bills. Read on to get the facts about home efficiency.
Homeowners looking for another way to save money on utilities can conduct a home energy evaluation or audit. By following the tips below, you’ll find the places in your home where you might be losing conditioned air, or where external conditions could be adversely impacting your home’s efficiency.
Cold weather has officially moved in, and if you haven’t already done so, it’s time to program your thermostat for winter energy savings. A programmable thermostat, if used properly and consistently, can bring significant savings on annual energy bills. But how does one go about using a programmable thermostat properly and consistently?
Improving your home’s energy efficiency for winter cuts energy costs without having to sacrifice any comfort. The steps you take to save energy also help lengthen the life of your major appliances and increase home safety.