Winter weather means higher heating bills for many Americans. Whether you use natural gas, oil, electricity, or another fuel to heat your house, the cooler temperatures push your heating system to work harder. If your heating costs are causing you pain in the piggy bank, you can do something about it.
Heating costs are a significant percentage of most households’ total energy use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Even though your home, like many others, may devote almost half of the energy used to HVAC-related uses, you can save energy and money on your home heating costs. What can you do to lower your energy usage, boost your system’s efficiency, and save money?
Take a look at these energy and money-saving home heating tips.