A Few Simple Secrets to Saving on Home Energy Costs

By | December 4th, 2016|Categories: Energy Savings and High-Efficiency|Tags: , , |

One of the toughest parts of getting ready for colder weather is figuring out how to save when energy bills start to rise. Fortunately there are some simple solutions that are easy to implement and keep more of your money in your pocket. Here are just a few simple tips to save on home energy costs. And they don’t involve having to understand a lick about home heating repair! 1. Avoid Turning Heat On And Off One of the things that really makes energy bills spike is turning on the heat in a home or apartment. That’s because turning on heat takes a lot of power, which means a lot of money every time you turn it off and then on again. Try keeping your heat at a stable level long-term, and you’ll get more value for your money. 2. Old-Fashioned Clothing Lasts for a Reason In the “old days,” people used to buy fewer sets of clothes. The benefit was that these clothes were often made well and to be durable. In the winter, they were meant to be very warm. Investing in a Shetland wool sweater, for example, is a great way to keep toasty when the temperature drops — without turning up the heat. A good heavy sweater can last a very long time and allow you to set your thermostat a few degrees lower this winter. […]