…Annual tune-ups can reduce your total energy costs.
Schedule a tune-up of your heating system during the fall and of your air conditioner during the spring to reduce you annual energy costs by up to five percent.
…Efficient windows can lower your heating and cooling bills up to 30 percent.
If your home has only single pane windows, consider replacing them with low-e coated or ENERGY STAR windows. Alternatively, storm windows can reduce your winter heat loss by 25–50 percent.
…You can reduce your heating and cooling costs by another 20 percent without touching your equipment at all.
Just add insulation to your attics, basements and crawl spaces, and weather-strip your doors and windows.
…The average U.S. household spends $1,400 each year on their energy bills.
By choosing ENERGY STAR qualified products, each household could cut this by 30 percent, saving more than $400 each year.
…Incandescent light bulbs are outdated.
95 percent of the energy used goes to heating the bulb, adding unwanted heat to your home in the summer. Replace your five most used light bulbs with ENERGY STAR compact fluorescent bulbs to save $60 each year in energy costs.