Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #307 – Heating – Child Proof Electrical Outlets

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 307, Install Electric Outlet Child Proof Covers. On a cold day run your fingers over the electric outlets on your exterior walls. Do you feel any cool or cold air entering your home? Placing these cheap items in the electrical outlets on exterior walls not being used … [Read more...]

Energy Conservation Products and Devices Used In Our Home – Winter – 1

Child Proof Elecrical Outlet Plugs

With today, March 27, 2010 being Earth Hour, I thought it appropriate to step back and look at all of the different materials and devices we use in our own home to reduce our energy consumption during the winter; an inventory, if you will. This could be something which reduces the amount of heat we need created by our natural gas furnace. It could also be something which helps us reduce the amount of electricity we use (a benefit throughout the year). There are a lot of different materials … [Read more...]

Basement Electrical Outlet Air Leak

Basement Electrical Outlet Air Leak

Last winter we installed a solar air heater on the south wall of our home. It was one way we were trying to do our part for the environment and have heat generated in our home without consuming any non-renewable resources like natural gas or home heating oil or electricity (generated from fossil fuels). And, it would reduce our heating bill to save us money ... albeit in the very long run. However that is not the only way to achieve energy savings. Not by a long shot. On weekend … [Read more...]

Cheap Home Heating Bill Savings & Conservation Tips – 2

Furnace Duct Line Close-up

Editor's Note: To view the 500+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home we have collected, simply access our free home Energy Saving and Water Saving Guide, 2nd Edition Yesterday, in Part 1, we began to review the many money saving tips on your home's heating bill this winter which will cost you just a little to do. Yes, these are both money savings and energy conservation tips all in one. Today we continue where we left off in our review of the money saving, energy … [Read more...]

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