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10 Free ways to reduce energy consumption and cut your expenses.

1. Use Your Thermostat Turning up the temperature during the summer and turning it down during the winter are great strategies for putting your thermostat to work for your wallet. The DOE recommends setting the air conditioner at 74 degrees and the furnace at 68 to keep your house comfortable while reducing your energy costs and decreasing the demand on the energy grid. A programmable thermostat lets you make the house hotter or cooler during periods when you aren't home. This reduces the temperature difference between the exterior and interior of your house, which in turn reduces energy loss. If...
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Home Energy Audit Checklist

HOME ENERGY CHECKLIST – SIMPLE WAYS to SAVE ENERGY, SAVE MONEY, & REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT You can easily conduct a do-it-yourself home energy assessment (also known as a home energy audit). With a simple but diligent walk-through, you can spot many problems in any type of house. When assessing your home, keep a checklist of areas you have inspected and problems you found. This list will help you prioritize your energy efficiency upgrades. Click here to download the Home Energy Audit Checklist pdf file provided by Utah Clean...
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