- Sealing air leaks is the first and most important step to home comfort.
- You can keep hot water use to a minimum by washing only full loads in washers and
- If your clothes dryer has an automatic cycle, use it, because drying more than
needed wastes energy and wears out clothes.
- You should check and clean your dryer exhaust vent occasionally and remove lint
after each load.
- You should weather-strip all doors and windows or install storm windows and
doors to prevent drafts.
- If you keep your thermostat set on 68 degrees in the winter, for every degree you
raise or lower the setting, you can see a difference of up to 3 percent in energy costs.
- If you block or restrict air flow by placing furniture over heating and cooling
registers, your heating system and air conditioner will have to work harder
- You can set up a payment plan for your winter bills that is spread out over the year, not
just the winter months. Call your electric or gas company and ask to be set up on Budget
- You will get significant savings by lowering the water temperature setting to 120
degrees on your water heater.
- Consider wrapping the hot water tank in a thermal blanket, which will help
regulate the temperature and cut down on heat loss
- For safety reasons, wrap only the sides of a gas tank. Wrap the sides and top of
an electric tank.
- Air leaks in and out of your home around plumbing and wiring, around windows
and doors, and where walls meet ceilings.
For a complete list of energy saving tips visit the PUC Website
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