Make Your Home Greener To Save Yourself Some Green
Making more environmentally friendly choices is a good idea for more than one reason. Not only does it conserve valuable resources, it also saves you valuable money. Here are some tips for making your home greener and for lowering your monthly bills.
Replace your old thermostat with a programmable one. You can program your indoor climate control system to automatically use less energy during times of the day when there’s not usually anyone at home, which can cut your energy bill by up to 10 percent.
Seal cracks around windows and doors. This means less of your conditioned air, whether it’s hot or cool, escapes outside. That lowers the energy your climate control system needs to maintain the same temperature. Some air circulation, however, is necessary to keep your indoor air from becoming stagnant, unhealthy, and even prone to mildew and …