Effective Ways To Lower Home Heating Bills

High Efficiency Furnace

Effective ways to lower your home heating bills this winter are not elusive or only for the rich. With credit card bills from the holidays now taking up all of your money, one way to help pay these bills is to find money from other sources. Taking action to lower your utility bills, especially your heating bills in the winter, is like finding new money. Yet, not all actions which reduce the amount of heat you use in your home during the winter cost the same or have the same … [Read more...]

Best 10 Home Heating Savings Tips

The best 10 home heating savings tips will be different for each house hold. Why? What are the best ways to save on home heating costs for one person are not the best for someone else. The best 10 home heating savings tips for someone who does not want to spend any money are only going to include 10 ideas that cost nothing do do. Yet, for someone who wants the 10 ways to reduce their heating costs in the winter regardless of the cost, this type of person will likely have very, very … [Read more...]

Summer Savings Tips

I know. It is is merely the beginning of March. Yet, spring training for major league baseball is in full ... if you pardon the pun ... swing. ;) College basket ball conference tournaments are upon us with March Madness not that far away. Home and Garden shows in your local or neighboring town have already begun. Soon, if you have not done so already, you will be starting to think about what lawn fertilizer to buy this year, which annual flowers to plant in your front gardens, … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #362 – Heating – Skylights

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 362,  Install Skylight for Sun’s Heat in Winter. Personally, I am not a fan of skylights for a variety of reasons. However, if you have one professionally and properly installed, it can add not only light into dark areas of your home but through the sun’s UV rays add heat … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tips #361 – Heating – Position New Home

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 361,  Position New Home’s Common Areas South. If you have the ability to design your new home, and are in the northern climate where home heating costs in the winter are higher than home cooling costs in the summer, consider planning for the common areas (kitchen, family … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #359 – Heating – High Efficiency Furnace

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 359,  High Efficiency Furnace. Yes, they are more expensive than non-high efficiency furnaces. However, they are designed to generate more heat from consuming the same amount of, in our home’s case, natural gas. This allows high efficiency furnaces to run less often and … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #358 – Heating – ENERGY STAR Doors

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 358,  ENERGY STAR Doors. What is a door but simply a big hole in the wall? ENERGY STAR doors provide greater savings by keeping more heat inside in the winter. They are more costly than non-ENERGY STAR rated doors, but in the long term they will save you money and reduce … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #356 – Heating – Sufficient Wall Insulation

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 356, Add Sufficient Wall Insulation. During the winter, if you simply place the palm of your hand on an outside wall (with you being inside the house) and if it feels really cold, then you might not have sufficient insulation to keep the heated air inside your home. The … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #355 – Heating – Wood Fireplace

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 355,  Install Wood Fireplace. Wood is a renewable energy source. Don’t agree? Plant a tree. Is wood consumed in a fireplace cheaper than natural gas, home heating oil or electricity as an energy source to heat your home? I have always found it to be. Then again, you … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #352 – Heating – Vent Electric Dryer Inside

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 352,  Vent Electric Dryer Inside. Some households have adjusted the vent from their electric dryers such that the air vents inside the home rather than outside. You have to be careful with this. At least in theory, the heated air from the dryer is used to help heat the … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #351 – Heating – Increase Humidity Level

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 351,  Increase Humidity Levels in Home. Winter’s air is typically less humid than in the summer. Those with forced air central heaters see the air inside the home become even more dry. Remember to increase the humidity levels in your home during the winter months. This … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #350 – Heating – Outdoor Space Heaters

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 350, Use Space Heaters in Outdoor Areas. Some people install air vents to heat their garage in the winter using the air from the home’s furnace. They do this because they are in the garage frequently on different projects. Yet, when they are not in the garage all that … [Read more...]

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