Ways to Reduce Home Energy Consumption
If you are interested in saving money throughout the year, you should take a look at your entire home and pay attention to how much energy it regularly consumes. Here are a few ways you can help to reduce your home’s energy bill:
Purchase New Energy Efficient Windows
If your home is in need of new windows, there is no other way to go than double-pane, Energy Star-rated windows. These models will not only look great, but they will also keep the cool air inside and the warm air outside. These are the perfect windows for reducing your home’s overall energy consumption.
Improve Sealing Around Windows and Doors
One of the most important things homeowners can do is regularly check around their home for cracks and holes that might be letting air out. This is especially true in a climate like Florida’s, where everyone relies on their home’s air conditioning system. If air is escaping through these unsealed areas, that is money being wasted.
Use Appliances at Night
Running a hot clothes dryer in the middle of the day will raise the interior temperature of your home, causing the air conditioning system to work even harder to keep you cool. To help prevent this, only use heat-generating appliances at night when it’s naturally cooler.
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