7 Energy Saving Tips For Winter

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Heating can get expensive when it is the winter season because we tend to crank up the heat. Consumers Energy on YouTube gives 7 energy-saving tips for the winter. There are ways to manage your electric bill in the wintertime with these tips and tricks. Some people love their house to be toasty and I can’t blame them, however, if you’re trying to save money, there are ways to still stay warm and keep the bills low. Plus, I love sleeping in the cold and bundling up with a bunch of blankets on top because it’s cozy.


Turn down the dial

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If you turn down your thermostat, every degree that you turn down could save 1% to 3% on your heating costs.

Install a smart thermostat

It can save as much as 20% on your heating costs.

Schedule a furnace tune-up

Clean or replace your filter. Your furnace loses a lot of heat over time if not properly maintained.

Reverse your ceiling fan

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Run your ceiling clockwise during the cold months to prevent hot air from rising.

Let the airflow

Keep furniture, carpeting, and curtains from blocking heat vents.

Welcome the sun

Open blinds and curtains during the day to help warm your house.

Visit your energy dashboard

Your energy dashboard will help you understand your energy habits and provides customized recommendations to help you save money.

Overall, these are great energy saving tips that are helpful and to consider during the winter season. The electric bill can go up high because of the high temperatures of constant heat running. I would always keep my thermostat at a specific low temperature so it does not constantly blow out heat when I’m home. Sometimes I turn it off when I leave my house.

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