Lowering Electricity Use Tip #62 – Turn Off Fans When Not In Room

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 62, Turn Off Fans When Not In Room. Fans make it feel cooler; however, they do not actually reduce the real temperature. So, if you use fans (and why not?) in your home turn them off when you leave the room as they are providing no benefit yet are consuming electricity. … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #286 – Heating – Close Storm Doors In Winter

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 286, Close Storm Doors In Winter. If you have storm doors, then this money saving heating tip is for you. Storm doors are a great way of reducing the amount of outside air entering your home. However, they only provide you with an additional barrier to the outside if … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #276 – Heating – Keep Heating Vents Clear

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 276, Keep Heating Vents Clear. You can seal all the air leaks you can find. You can have the highest efficiency furnace available. You can do all the right things to keep heat inside in the winter. However, if you have your heating vents blocked by throw rugs or furniture, … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Front Loading Washing Machine

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 383, Front Loading Washing Machine.Today another money saving water heating saving tip. These use less water than washing machines where you put the laundry in from the top of the machine. Less water used means less hot water used for those loads where you need hot … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Turn Off Faucet During Shaving

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 374, Turn Off Faucet During Shaving. Sure, it might be a lot of starts and stops for the faucet. However, in the end you will use less hot water while shaving and thus save money. INSTALL COST - Zero    INSTALL COMPLEXITY - Simple FREQUENCY - Habit    FINANCIAL … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Shower With Signficant Other

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 373, Shower With Significant Other. Enough said, I think. INSTALL COST - Zero    INSTALL COMPLEXITY - Simple FREQUENCY - Habit    FINANCIAL PAYBACK - Some Select for Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #374 Select for Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #372 … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Take Cold Showers

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 369, Take Cold Showers. That certainly is one way to reduce the amount of time you spend in the shower, now isn’t it? However, make it quick! INSTALL COST - Zero    INSTALL COMPLEXITY - Simple FREQUENCY - Habit    FINANCIAL PAYBACK - Some Select for Daily … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Take Warm, Not Hot, Showers

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 368, Take Warm, Not Hot, Showers. Sure, less hot water will be used this way. You are showing, not entering a steam bath, are you? INSTALL COST - Zero    INSTALL COMPLEXITY - Simple FREQUENCY - Habit    FINANCIAL PAYBACK - Some Select for Daily Home Energy … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Cook Consecutive Meals

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 25, Cook Consecutive Meals In Oven For Later. The same goes for the stove. Reuse the heat from the first meal's preparation on the stove or in the oven for the next. I can see this being useful on the weekend when folks tend to sleep in and get up at different times of … [Read more...]

Cheap Home Heating Bill Savings & Conservation Tips – 4

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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 3, we continued to review the many money saving tips for saving 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 to complete our review of the … [Read more...]

Sealing Home Air Leaks To Reduce Home Heating Bills

Cansolair Solar Max 240 Installed

There are many energy saving ways to reduce home heating bills in the winter. Activities such as increasing attic insulation, sufficient wall insulation, basement wall insulation, high efficiency furnace, conversion to natural gas furnace (from, for example, home heating oil), solar air collectors, ENERGY STAR windows, and so on. The challenge is that each of these above tactics cost a lot of money. We are talking $1,000 and up ... even after most available government grants. And, … [Read more...]

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