Ways To Save Energy This Fall

When the fall sweeps in, you may find yourself spending more time indoors. This can lead to increase energy usage, and increased energy bills to go along with it. Fortunately, there are ways to break this vicious cycle. Below are some energy saving tips you can implement this fall.

  • Before turning the heat on, rely on the sun for natural warmth.
  • Layering your clothing is another way to keep warm without a furnace.
  • If you must heat your home, only heat the rooms that your family spends time in.
  • Make sure that the air vents in your home are unobstructed by pieces of furniture.
  • Want to save 10% on your heating bills this year? If so, turn the thermostat down 10 or 15 degrees.
  • If your home has dry air, consider having a humidifier installed.
  • Set the blades of your ceiling fans to rotate counter-clockwise. It will push warm air from the ceiling back into the room.
  • Seal any air leaks within your home. Be sure to caulk windows and weatherstrip doors.
  • Have your attic properly insulated.

The tips in this blog can help you keep some extra green in your pocket. If you require any electrical services, TFC Electric is here to serve all of your needs. Give us a call at 631-589-2800 for electrical installations, repairs or emergency service.

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October 9, 2015