Energy Saving Tips – Start Saving Money

Energy Saving TipsSun screens is one of the most cost-effective ways to shade your windows from the sun. We highly recommend you install sun screens to block out the sun. They will easily pay for themselves in a very short amount of time.

Here are some other energy saving tips that you can use to save some money on your energy bill.

No Cost Energy Savings Ideas

  • When it is hot outside, be sure to keep blinds closed during the day to help eliminate the heat that enters your home
  • In summer, set the thermostat to 78 degrees or higher. In the winter, set the thermostat to 68 degrees or lower
  • Set your water heater’s thermostat to low
  • Wash clothes in cold water when possible
  • Use kitchen and bathroom vents only when absolutely necessary
  • Clean the coils under the refrigerator (very few people do this)

Low Cost Energy Savings Ideas

  • If you do not yet have a programmable thermostat, get one
  • Change filters on your air conditioner/heater once every month
  • Replace your¬†regular incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescents
  • Seal around any pipes, windows, and doors where outside heat can penetrate walls
  • Improve attic insulation to at least R-38 to R-49
  • Improve/replace weather stripping around doors and windows

We hope these energy saving tips will help lower your energy bill. If you have any questions about how solar sun screens can lower your energy bill, please contact us!