Winter is coming! There’s nothing more comforting during the cold season than cranking up the heat, taking a hot bath or curling up on the couch and watching the fire crackle… until you get an exorbitant energy bill. Keep calm and save money with these easy DIY energy efficiency projects, courtesy of Energy.gov

Energy efficiency

 

A typical American family spends nearly $2,000 per year on their home energy bills. Much of that money, however, is wasted through leaky windows or ducts, old appliances, or inefficient heating and cooling systems. The Energy Saver Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Savings Projects offer easy, step-by-step instructions to home energy efficiency improvements that will save you energy and money:

1. Savings Project: Lower Water Heating Temperature

Steps for turning down your water heater temperature to a safe, comfortable temperature to save energy and money.

 

2. Savings Project: Insulate Hot Water Pipes for Energy Savings

Steps for insulating your hot water pipes to reduce heat loss and raise water temperature.

 

3. Savings Project: Insulate Your Water Heater Tank

Steps for insulating your hot water tank to improve its efficiency and save money.


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