Tips to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

 

With the economic slump that everybody is now experiencing there are people that are looking into more ways to save money.   By making your home energy efficient it will save you money in the long run.  By doing this. you will decrease your monthly power bill.

To keep your home at a good comfortable temperature insulation is needed.  By installing the proper insulation , you will see your power bills drop.  But to have your home insulated well you must also have your floors, ceiling, basement walls, overhangs, and interior walls insulated. Wherever air is leaking into your home it is making your power bill increase.  So you need to be sure that all cracks and crevices are sealed tight.

You can help make your home energy efficient by replacing your lighting fixtures with energy efficient models.   You should make use of your dimmer switches also because this saves energy and money.  Open up your blinds and curtains and let the natural light shine in this is how you can save the most on your bill and it is the best way to conserve energy.

When you are using your home appliances you are using a lot of energy.   The best way to save energy here is to shop for new appliances that have the energy star.  The cost of these products may be higher then normal but they are worth the extra money in the long run.

Install some solar panels this will make your home energy efficient.  They use natural resources to create energy. There are also solar panles that are available that can heat water they are called solar thermal collectors}. What a great way to use the suns natural energy and to make your home energy efficient.

 

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