Taking steps to save on heating costs is more than just the first 11 tips we have already shared. It’s important to find the right team that cares about your home as much as you do. A team of expert Heating and Cooling technicians to provide advice and are only a moment’s notice from coming over to help solve any problem that may arise.
Tip #6: Turn Down the Hot Water Heater The standard setting for a hot water heater is 140 degrees Fahrenheit, but The Simple Dollar notes that dialing down to 120 degrees, which is still plenty warm, can push energy costs down by 6 to 10 percent. Other strategies, such as a tankless or solar water heater, may have a bigger impact but require an initial investment of at least several hundred dollars. Check back over the next few weeks to see all 12 tips and tricks to stay warm and not blow the budget [...]
Filters should be cleaned or replaced monthly during the cold season.
It's estimated that seven to 12 percent of heat loss in a home can be blamed on leaky windows and doors. According to the Department of Energy, covering up drafty windows and doors and sealing leaks will help you realize savings of up to 30 percent on energy bills. There are several easy and low-cost ways to do this.