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Holidays: Top Ten Tips

(reprint only with permission from Diane MacEachern)

Save Energy And Money At Home

  1. Caulk or weatherstrip windows and doors to prevent cold air from seeping into your living space.
  2. Install storm windows and doors to create an additional barrier against cold air.
  3. Insulate attics, crawl spaces, exterior walls, and basement ceilings and walls.
  4. Use a programmable thermostat to automatically turn down the heat when you don't need it.
  5. Get an energy audit to determine where your house is leaking energy.
  6. Turn down your water heater to 120 degrees.
  7. Wrap your water heater in an insulating blanket to keep water hotter longer.
  8. Consume less hot water by using appliances efficiently.
  9. Maintain your furnace to run at maximum energy efficiency.
  10. Upgrade your appliances to those that waste the least amount of energy and water.

For a detailed explanation of these energy saving tips, see Your Home... Energy Conservation

 

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