Do you want to save energy and lessen your gas bill? Yes, that’s what I want too. This is the reason why I look for information on how to do it effectively. I always wanted to spend less on my utility bills, instead spend more on my family needs.

Below are the tips I found out and indeed, these are effective and I cut almost 30% of my utility bills last month using these tips.

Energy Conservation Tips

  • Save up to 30% on heating costs by lowering your furnace thermostat by 3 to 5 degrees (health permitting).
  • Install a programmable thermostat to help automatically regulate your home’s temperature for comfort control and energy savings.
  • Have your air ducts tested for leaks. Ducts should be repaired with mastic-type sealant not duct tape. You could save up to 20% of your heating costs.
  • Clean or replace your furnace filters according to manufacturer recommendations and save up to 2% on your heating costs.

Appliance Selection Tips

96% gas heating systems - Pawtucket Photo Album - TopixSwitching to a natural gas furnace or upgrading to a more energy-efficient model can help save you money.

  • When buying a new gas furnace look for a unit with a higher Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) or an ENERGY STAR® label.
  • Did you know that by replacing a central forced air-furnace that is 15+ years old with a new energy-efficient model, you could save up to 20% on heating costs?

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