Beating That High Heating Bill
We seek shelter in the snug coziness of home. But how snug is it? Does your home’s warmth begin to sneak away the moment the furnace cycles off? Where is that warmth going, and how can we entice it to stay awhile? Short of an expensive weatherizing remodel, there are plenty of simple, affordable (or free) tricks to make your indoor refuge tighter and more fuel-efficient.
Use blinds or curtains to increase the insulation of windows.
Use a programmable thermostat.
Each degree you lower your thermostat setting will save you about 2% on your yearly energy billSource: smoenergy