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Energy Saving Tips in The Winter

ENERGY SAVING TIPS in the Winter Prepare your house for the winter chills! Keep your housing energy bills under control, while keeping your family warm during the time of cold. HEATING 72°F 72°F Check your Get yourself a programmable thermostat 10-20% programmable thermostat. With a programmable thermostat you will keep warm, but still, you can take control. Lowering your thermostat settings during the night will save you 10-20 percent. Get it properly installed, appropriately programmed, and place it in the right place. Lower your thermostat and get warmer clothes. Find a humidifier. Install foam insulation gaskets behind electric outlets and switch Check your air furnace filters, and replace them if needed. plate covers. WINDOWS & DOORS Seal off unused Close the doors and Install Do-It-Yourself rooms. windows whenever possible. plastic-film storm windows. Check the Open south-facing window curtains, doors for Check your windoW frames for crackS. air leaks. drapes, and blinds in the daylight. WATER HEATER is the Drain it off Equip it with a water Install a pipe maximum to annually heater blanket if it is insulation. set your water heater. more than 5 years old. to remove sediment. III 5. (125° years old FIREPLACE Avoid traditional Close the fireplace damper and seal the opening shut when not in use. fireplaces as it can suck the heated air out of your home. ADDITIONAL TIPS Get professional help to inspect and tune your furnace up. Insulate and weatherize your house. Upgrade your insulation, should you have less than 7 inches of insulation. Repair any broken window panes, large holes in the attics, crawl spaces or basements. 7'of Insulation Seal exposed ductwork. Replace your traditional fireplace. Replace older and loose fireplace dampers and install a sheet-metal insert. www.globalefficientenergy.com GLOBAL 1-888-826-7881 EFFICIENT ENERGY

Energy Saving Tips in The Winter

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It’s never too late to start preparing your house for winter, because it’s only getting colder out there! Keep your housing energy bills under wraps, while keeping your family warm and saving ...

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