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Energy Saving Tips

Energy Saving Tips

  1. 01

    Make sure you have sufficient insulation in your home.

  2. 02

    Tightly seal all windows and doors. Replace worn weather stripping.

  3. 03

    Keep thermostat on a constant setting. As low as you are comfortable.

  4. 04

    Conduct an annual service and tune up on your heating unit.

  5. 05

    Adjust door thresholds.

  6. 06

    Lock windows and doors for a tighter fit.

  7. 07

    Keep registers clear of obstructions for a clear, even flow.

  8. 08

    Keep curtains open during the day and closed at night.

  9. 09

    Electrical boxes on exterior walls can be drafty. Use caulk for small gaps and foam sealant for larger gaps, then use a foam gasket under the cover plate.

  10. 10

    Check ductwork in the attic or basement for leaks at seams and corners. Use a sealant or metal tape to seal.

  11. 11

    Check for insulation in your attic, even check the attic door.

  12. 12

    Reverse the direction of your ceiling fans to pull air away from the floor, rather than towards it.

  13. 13

    Research a good programmable thermostat. Some models can help you save up to 15% a year on energy costs.

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