Energy costs are on the rise, but there are some guaranteed ways to lower your monthly bills with minimal sacrifice. These include fluorescent light bulbs, automatic heaters and a/c systems, and more!
Bill Nye the Science Guy recently appeared on WSJ Live to discuss how he made his home more energy efficient:
Winter months have many cozy aspects, but with the added warmth come higher energy costs. Energy.gov offers several tips to conserve energy and money despite the chill:
- Seal and insulate your home
- Use a programmable thermostat
- Install ENERGY STAR doors and windows
- Use LED holiday lights
- Turn off the lights
- Use lighting controls
- Lower the water heater
- Unplug electronics
- Use a power strip
- Adjust the blinds and curtains
Learn about how your family can save energy at home from the moment they wake up!