Increase your home's heating efficiency
Your furnace is responsible for about 29% of the energy used in your home. There are ways to make yours run more efficiently and minimize energy costs.
|Change your filter.
Clean air filters keep your furnace running efficiently, and can lower energy use by up to 15%.
||Up to 15%
|Get preseason tune-ups.
Schedule yearly tune-ups for your HVAC system to improve its efficiency and life span.
||About $100 + parts
||Up to 10%
|Install a programmable thermostat.
Save on your energy bills with a properly programmed thermostat.
||Up to $180 annually
|Seal and insulate ducts.
Keep your HVAC ductwork sealed and insulated to improve your system's energy efficiency.
|Advanced to professional
||$2-$3 tape rolls
|Install energy-efficient windows.
Install ENERGY STAR® windows to increase your home's energy efficiency.
||$150-$500 each + installation
|Properly seal leaks by weatherstripping.
Weatherstripping is a cost-effective way to save money on energy costs and improve your household's comfort by reducing drafts.
|Basic to advanced
||Up to 20%