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Heating accounts for 47% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.
Why? Unless you have a modern fireplace insert, your traditional wood fire is actually sucking warm air out of the room and up the chimney. A professionally...
Save up to $300 per year
189 people do this
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
7,014 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...
1,694 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
767 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
1,658 people do this
Why? You can minimize heat loss by improving the efficiency of your windows. For many homes, the best solution is to make your existing windows more efficient....
Save up to $290 per year
700 people do this
Why? Heating can account for the largest portion of energy use. If your heating system needs to be replaced, choose an energy-efficient...
Save up to $275 per year
555 people do this
Why? A standard masonry fireplace can add charm to a home, but is also an inefficient way to produce heat. You can make a few easy changes to your fireplace to...
Save up to $60 per year
222 people do this
Why? You can save 2% on your heating bills by simply turning your thermostat down 1°C for eight...
2,182 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
1,965 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
486 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...
2,604 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...
3,152 people do this
Why? Regular maintenance of your furnace or boiler will improve its efficiency and extend its life. You should have it inspected and serviced every year during the...
Save up to $190 per year
416 people do this
Why? Improving the insulation and air sealing in your home can be the single most effective way to save energy. In a typical home, over 45% of a home's heating and...
Save up to $1,000 per year
1,056 people do this
Why? Heat pumps are much more efficient than electric furnaces or electric baseboard heating. Consider purchasing a new, efficient ductless mini-split heat pump...
Save up to $500 per year
798 people do this