National Cut Your Energy Day
January 10th is national cut your energy costs day.
Each year, on January 10th, the observance provides information designed to help homeowners and businesses to reduce energy costs and improve efficiency.
According to Freddie Mac, a typical U.S. family spends $2,200 per year on energy bills. By making energy efficient upgrades, you could reduce your energy bills by up to 30%! 👀
Did you know that tuning up your heating system can save you up to three to ten percent?
It is often in the little things that you do that can save you big money on your energy bill, such as:
Weatherproof your home
Replace old windows with new energy-efficient windows
Replace old furnace with new energy-efficient furnace
Properly maintain furnace
Use solar heat if possible
Turn down thermostats
Turning off lights when leaving a room
Use energy-efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs
Run dishwasher and washing machine only when fully loaded
Lower water heater temperature
Take shorter showers
Unplug unused appliances
Carpool whenever possible