How Can I Reduce My Heating Costs This Winter?
The seasons are changing in the northland - and if you haven't turned on the heat yet, it's only a matter of time.
One of the most common questions that develop this time of year is how to reduce heating costs and save money on energy. There are probably a million tips and most all of them are productive.
So where do you start?
The Kansas Corporation Commission suggests the following - listed in no particular order:
- Reduce thermostat setting to 68 degrees.
- Set back thermostat at night and when you leave home.
- Install a programmable thermostat.
- Change furnace filter monthly.
- Have furnace "tuned up" annually.
- Let sunshine in south windows.
- Check and replace weather stripping on doors and windows.
- Close storm windows and doors.
- Operate kitchen and bath vents minimally.
- Lower the thermostat set point on your water heater.
- Install a water heater blanket.
- Reduce hot water use.
For more details and informatio, click the link: Simple Tips to Reduce Heating Bills.