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Heating accounts for 47% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.
Why? Taking advantage of winter sunlight can help lower your heating costs. Open blinds during the day to provide natural lighting and capture free...
Save up to $95 per year
7,671 people do this
Why? We know ceiling fans help keep us cool and reduce AC costs in the summer. These same fans can actually be just as useful in the winter months, reducing your...
1,831 people do this
Why? Outlets and light switches in the walls that separate your home from the outdoors are often overlooked sources of heating loss. Draft-proofing these areas can...
Save up to $20 per year
824 people do this
Why? Heating and cooling account for up to 60% of the average home's energy use. Dirty air filters make your furnace, heat pump, heat recovery ventilator (HRV), or...
Save up to $195 per year
1,813 people do this
Why? You can save 2% on your heating bills by simply turning your thermostat down 1°C for eight...
Save up to $300 per year
2,318 people do this
Why? There may be furniture directly in front of the baseboard heaters along your wall. Blocking the heater can reduce the heat that reaches the room, so you pay...
Save up to $285 per year
2,081 people do this
Why? Drafty windows and doors contribute to a home's heating and cooling losses. If you have single-pane windows and are not ready to invest in storm windows or...
Save up to $115 per year
532 people do this
Why? Furniture, carpets, and other objects can block vents and prevent heated or cooled air from traveling. This blockage makes your heating or cooling system work...
Save up to $290 per year
2,820 people do this
Why? When your home is empty, your heating and cooling systems are still using energy to maintain the temperature set on your thermostat. You can program your...
3,354 people do this
Why? A space heater or portable heater can be an efficient source of heat if you use it to warm a small area and reduce the temperature in the rest of your home....
Save up to $50 per year
385 people do this
Why? Air leaks can be a large source of air loss in your home. This raises your heating and cooling costs and can make your home less...
810 people do this
Why? If you use one of these devices to stay warm while under bedcovers, you likely need only minimal heat in the room overall, so consider turning down your...
1,232 people do this
Why? If you have baseboard heaters, you probably know that they supply heat to each room individually. If you have thermostats in separate rooms, you can use the...
1,764 people do this
Why? Ducts distribute air from your heating, cooling and ventilation systems throughout your home. When ducts have leaks, they can lose up to 20% of heated or...
662 people do this
Why? The edges of doors and windows are often not sealed well, allowing cold air to seep into your home or air conditioning to escape. Windows and doors can be...
1,541 people do this