Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #325 – Heating – Vent Reflectors

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 325,  Use Heat-Resistant Vent Reflectors. Heating vent reflectors have been around for years and years. Their function, in case you don’t remember, is to direct the hot air from the heating vents away from walls, furniture, window coverings and out into the living area of … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #281 – Heating – Cover Basement Heating Vents

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 281, Clover Basement Heating Vents. Why have your furnace push out heated air into your basement if you are not using your basement?Sure, if your basement is finished and is used a lot, then this suggestion is not for you. However, if you are like many people who use the … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #280 – Heating – Basement Heating Vents

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 280, Close Basement Heating Vents. Why have your furnace push out heated air into your basement if you are not using your basement? Doing this wastes money spent on heating you do not use. Sure, if your basement is finished and is used a lot, then this suggestion is not … [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...]

No Cost Home Heating Bill Savings & Conservation Tips – 1

Open Window Needing Closed

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 Today, we would like to continue our review of the more than 500 home energy (electricity, heating, cooling, water heating, etc.) and clean water conservation ideas contained in our Energy Savings Guide by beginning to review the many suggestions for saving on your home's heating bill this winter which … [Read more...]

Duct Tape – Home Energy Conservation’s Best Friend

Basement Drop Ceiling Vent Covers\Drop Ceiling Vent Cover With Butterfly Plug

In our series on Home Energy Conservation we recently reviewed the ideas within the Un-Official Guide to Home Energy Conservation relating to cheap or inexpensive ways to reduce a home's heating and cooling utility bills. One of the methods (#23) suggested was to use duct tape to close the gaps in a homes heating and cooling ducts. Today and tomorrow we review two different uses recently made in our home using duct tape. Today's focus will be about the issue we had with the ceiling vent cover … [Read more...]

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