Nov 26, 2018 10:14AM

Make sure your house is ready for the cold by following these winter energy-saving tips!

  1.       Eliminate drafts and leaks with inexpensive weather stripping.
  2.       Install more insulation in your attic and through your home.
  3.       Light the way with LEDs during the shorter days.
  4.       Install a programmable thermostat and set it to 20°C while your home.
  5.       Wrap your hot water tank in a water tank blanket.
  6.       Keep cold air out with pre-cut foam gaskets on outdoor wall plugs.
  7.       Close your curtains to keep the warm air in and the cold air out.
  8.       Replace your furnace if it’s getting old with a new energy-efficient model.
  9.       Replace your heater’s air filters to use less energy and make it last longer.
  10.       Keep doors to unused rooms in your house closed to keep the heat in areas you are using.