For information about the economic use of energy, you may also visit the MuniHelps website.
Shut the drapes or blinds during the hottest time of the day or when you’re leaving for work in the morning.
Now is the time to clean and repair your fireplace. Make sure that the damper is tightly sealed when the fireplace is not in use. A small space would let the cold air rush in and send the warm air out.
Replace incandescent light bulbs with ENERGY STAR compact fluorescent light bulbs, especially in high-use light fixtures. Compact fluorescent lights use 75 percent less energy than incandescent lights.