Heating and Your Furnace
One of the biggest energy users in your home is the furnace. Learn how you can save up to 25% on your home heating bill by:
Installing a programmable (set-back) thermostat
Sealing leaky ductwork
Keeping filters clean
Upgrading to a more efficient furnace
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The kitchen offers opportunities for you to save energy. Are you…
Using the right sized appliance for the job?
Using compact fluorescent lights that allow you to save as much as 75%?
Washing only full loads in the dishwasher?
Still pre-washing your dishes before loading them in the dishwasher?
Setting your refrigerator and freezers at the correct temperature?
Looking for other ways to save?
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Water heaters are one of the biggest energy users in the home; they account for up to 25% of your total energy bill. Find out how to:
Saving energy required to heat water
Insulate your water pipes
Save on hot water by using low flow showerheads
Fix dripping faucets
Cut energy costs in the laundry room
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Insulation and Air Sealing
About 20% of a home's heat loss happens in the basement. Installing insulation in your basement or crawl space is an easy do-it-yourself project. This video will help you learn about:
Types of insulation
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Numerous energy saving opportunities are hiding throughout your home. Did you know…
Energy efficient windows can help you save 25% on heating bills and up to 40% on cooling bills next summer?
Window insulation kits can double the R-value of your existing windows?
You can use curtains and blinds to reduce heat loss?
That your fireplace can help heat your home even when it's not in use?