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

7,689 people do this

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

2,480 people do this

Insulate outlets and light switches

1,153 people do this

Upgrade to energy-efficient windows

838 people do this

Install storm windows

492 people do this

Set your thermostat to 68°F in the winter

2,635 people do this

Move furniture and drapes away from baseboard heaters

1,023 people do this

Schedule annual furnace maintenance

924 people do this

Improve your home's insulation

4,721 people do this

Zone heat with baseboard heaters

1,464 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

3,697 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

466 people do this

Clear area around heating and cooling vents

3,986 people do this

Install an ENERGY STAR smart thermostat

72,295 people do this

Hire a contractor to test your ducts for leaks

1,799 people do this