Continuing from last week’s 5 energy saving tips, here are 5 more that will help you keep money in your wallet.
Energy star-rated ceiling fans help push warm air down from the ceiling if you run then in a clockwise direction and reduces HVAC load by at least 10%. During the summer, reverse the fan direction to create cool air.
Adding a blanket to your hot-water heater can help cut lower your water heating. If your tank is warm to the touch, it’s losing heat.
Get rid of cold drafts by installing permanent weather stripping around your windows and doors to help seal in the heat.
Insulating window treatments like cellular and honeycomb shades help reduce heat loss and gain.
A faucet aerator helps conserve water and reduces energy cost by reducing water flow. Less water usage means less heat energy.
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Add a mat to the front and back door entrance of your house. This simple trick can cut down the amount of pesticide residue that gets into your house by 25%.