Heating tips to reduce your use

Heating accounts for 50% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.

Open your shades on winter days for natural light and warmth

7,560 people do this

Run ceiling fans in reverse during the winter to circulate warm air

2,394 people do this

Insulate outlets and light switches

990 people do this

Upgrade to energy-efficient windows

808 people do this

Install storm windows

479 people do this

Set your thermostat to 68°F in the winter

2,562 people do this

Move furniture and drapes away from baseboard heaters

1,019 people do this

Schedule annual furnace maintenance

911 people do this

Improve your home's insulation

4,563 people do this

Zone heat with baseboard heaters

1,461 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

3,294 people do this

Install Energy Star Most Efficient Heating and Cooling Units

13,010 people do this

Install a chimney damper to reduce heat loss

453 people do this

Clear area around heating and cooling vents

3,620 people do this

Install an ENERGY STAR smart thermostat

72,017 people do this

Hire a contractor to test your ducts for leaks

1,739 people do this