Tips to Conserve Energy at Home

September 5, 2019

By following these tips, you could reduce energy usage in your home while keeping a comfortable environment.

1. Add Insulation to Your Home

Having proper insulation in your home is important. It can keep warm air in your home during the winter months and keep the heat out in the summer. Insulation in your attic is crucial for maintaining comfortable temperatures in your home.

2. Get Regular Maintenance for Your HVAC System

A clean and efficient heater and air conditioner will work more efficiently and save you money. Annual tune-ups for both units can maximize their energy transfer and be a great investment.

3. Turn the Thermostat Down

While it might be tempting to turn the temperature in your home up high, it will end up costing you a lot of money. Instead of turning the thermostat up, put on a sweater and some socks. Most people adapt easily to a cooler home and often sleep better than expected at lower temperatures. Installing a smart thermometer can help you regulate the temperature in your home.

4. Install Energy-Efficient Appliances

Energy-efficient appliances are a great way to decrease your energy bills. Heaters and air conditioners often come with EnergyStar ratings that tell the consumer the amount of energy they take to run. New appliances are often more energy-efficient than older ones and can keep your home at an even and comfortable temperature.

5. Install Low-Flow Shower Heads

To reduce the amount you pay for hot water, consider installing low-flow showerheads in your bathrooms. Making the conscious decision to take shorter showers can also minimize the amount of hot water you use. This will allow you to save both energy and water.

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