Home Water Savings Tip #447 – Inside – Turn Off Water Heater When Away

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 447, Turn Off Water Heater When Away on Vacation. You know, we have never done this I’m ashamed to say. Of course this should be done. For those with a hot water tank, why continually heat the water, causing it to evaporate more quickly than if it was not heated, … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #432 – Inside – Use Hot Water Bottle Water For Plants

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 432, Use Water from Hot Water Bottle Water for Plants. In the winter or any time of the year if one has a sore muscle, some people fill a hot water bottle with, well hot water, in order to heat the muscles in discomfort or to heat the entire body in order to keep the … [Read more...]

Air Conditioning Cost Saving Tips

Since early last year we have been including a money saving tip each day focusing on different uses of energy or clean water in the home. Currently on alternating days we are providing you with a water saving tip for you to use. Since early March we have been providing  you with an electricity lowering tip also for you to use in your home house or apartment). Where did these money saving ideas come from? Well, from our free Home Energy Saving and Water Saving Guide of … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #56 – Indoor Clothes Drying Area 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 56, Indoor Clothes Drying Area in Winter. Just because of snow on the ground in the winter or rain falling down outside in the spring, summer or fall, does not mean you have no choice but to use an energy consuming (electricity or natural gas) clothes dryer to dry your clean, … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #55 – Unbundle Wet Laundry Before Using The Dryer

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 55, Unbundle Wet Laundry Before Using The Dryer. When the clothes washer is finished, do you simply grab all of the clean yet wet clothes in one lump and throw that lump into the dryer as is? If you do, have you ever wondered why it takes so gosh darn long to dry … [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 #348 – Heating – Pellet Stoves

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 348,   Pellet Stove. Pellet stoves are like wood burning stoves except for what they burn. Pellets are made from recycled wood products rather than a ‘new tree’ or a non-renewable energy resource like natural gas or coal or home heating oil to generate heat. Do they … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #343 – Heating – Replace Natural Gas Outdoor Lamps

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 343, Replace Outdoor Natural Gas Lamps with CFL’s. Some homes (although none in my area) use natural gas to get a real flame in their outdoor lamps. Natural gas is a non-renewable energy resource and, while much less than coal, does generate polluting emissions into the … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #322 – Heating – Annual Furnace Tune-Up

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 322, Annual Furnace Tune-up. Have you had your annual furnace tune up, or maintenance yet? An inefficient furnace of course will consume more natural gas or home heating oil causing you money through higher heating bills in the winter. As well, having your furnace checked … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolution – Save Money Through Home Energy Savings

Looking for a New Year's Resolution that you will be motivated to actually keep for a long time? What about resolving to reduce your home's utility bills and save your money? Excessive utility bills is a waste for you and a waste for the environment. It is a waste of your money for you if your home uses more natural gas, home heating oil, electricity and water than you need to. It is a waste for the environment if your home uses more non-renewable resources (natural gas, home heating … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #290 – Heating – Replace Furnace Air Filter

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 290, Air Filter Replacement Frequency. Sure, you can have your furnace professionally cleaned by a licensed professional each year (and you should) to make sure it is running efficiently.This money saving heating tip relates to keeping it running efficiently. However, … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #268 – Heating – Fireplace Damper

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 268, Close Fireplace Damper When Fireplace Not In Use.If your home has a fireplace, this money saving heating tip is for you. Even if you do close the glass doors to the fireplace when finished, heated air can still get past the glass and go up the chimney. So, when … [Read more...]

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