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Blue Dot Services of Maryland

Save on Your ENERGY BILLS This Fall! Schedule a Home ENERGY AUDIT THE AVERAGE HOME wastes 25-40% of the energy output from its HVAC system A HOME ENERGY AUDIT identifies any areas that are not at optimal efficiency YOUR TECHNICIAN will create a plan to help you improve your energy efficiency This will let you save energy and keep more dollars in your wallet! Use a Programmable THERMOSTAT 20 20 20 72° 20 20 20 20 20 20 THIS REGULATES PROPER USE the temperature when you are at home and when you are away of the programmable thermostat can save you up to $180 per year YOU'LL SAVE ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT about 2% on your energy bill for every degree you lower your thermostat for fall when it's pleasant during the day but chilly at night| Check Your WATER HEATER HEATING WATER accounts for 14-25% of the energy used in an average home CALL A CERTIFIED technician to inspect your water heater and make sure it's running properly DON'T LEAVE the hot water running when doing dishes or taking a shower CHANGING THE SETTING from 140° F to 120° F can save you as much as $85 per year Maintain Your HEATING SYSTEM YOUR FURNACE LACK OF MAINTENANCE can lead to inefficient operation or boiler should be inspected every year and even hazardous situations IF YOUR HEATER ENERGY STAR-APPROVED is more than 10-15 years old, consider replacing it models can save you up to 20% on heating and cooling with a newer, more energy efficient model lse Your WINDOWS WISELY LEAVE WINDOWS OPEN CLOSE THEM AT NIGHT during the day when it's nice out lo avuid using your HVAC system to keep chilly air from Coming in KEEP CURTAINS OPEN MAKE SURE your windows are sealed so valuable heat cannot escape when it's sunny to gain warmth PROVIDED BY Blue Det. A Fort Pitt Group Company wwW.BLUEDOTSERVICES,.COM SQURCES: http://www.bluedotmd.com/energy/energy_audit_procedure.php http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/furnaces-and-boilers http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/fall-and-winter-energy-saving-tips http://www.nstar.com/residential/energy_efficiency/fall_winter.asp https://www.progress-energy.com/company/media-room/news-ar- chive/press-release.page?title=Fall+into+energy+savings+with+tips+and+tr icks+from+Progress+Energy+Florida&pubdate=10-03-2011 http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=thermostats.pr_thermo- stats_guidelines http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=heat_cool.pr_checklist_- consumers http://www.energystar.gov/ia/partners/publications/pub- docs/HeatingCoolingGuide%20FINAL_9-4-09.pdf?284e-cfc6

Blue Dot Services of Maryland

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Did you know that proper use of a programmable thermostat can save homeowners up to $180 per year? This is just one way to cut down on energy use and save money. Find other ways on this infographic fr...

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