National Cut Your Energy Costs Day – January 10
National Cut Your Energy Costs Day encourages consumers to explore their options and keep up with scheduled maintenance. Each year, on January 10th, the observance provides information designed to help homeowners and businesses to reduce energy costs and improve efficiency. Did you know that tuning up your heating system can save you up to three to ten percent?
It is often in the little things that you do that can save you big money on your energy bill, such as:
Weatherproof your home
Replace old windows with new energy-efficient windows
Replace old furnace with new energy-efficient furnace
Properly maintain furnace
Use solar heat if possible
Turn down thermostats
Turning off lights when leaving a room
Use energy-efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs
Run dishwasher and washing machine only when fully loaded
Lower water heater temperature
Take shorter showers
Unplug unused appliances
Carpool whenever possible
The above list is just a few of the many ways to conserve energy.Use these tips, along with others you may already have in practice, many available online and you will be able to create energy and financial savings the entire year.
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NATIONAL CUT YOUR ENERGY COSTS DAY HISTORY
National Day Calendar continues to research the origins of this efficient holiday.