Heating tips to reduce your use

Heating accounts for 56% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.

Talk to your landlord about installing a programmable thermostat

1,600 people do this

Run ceiling fans in reverse during the winter to circulate warm air

4,533 people do this

Open your shades on winter days for natural light and warmth

11,972 people do this

Insulate outlets and light switches

730 people do this

Block drafts of cold air around your doors

5,108 people do this

Upgrade to energy-efficient windows

727 people do this

Install storm windows

342 people do this

Set your thermostat to 68°F in the winter

11,326 people do this

Schedule a home energy assessment

2,143 people do this

Move furniture and drapes away from baseboard heaters

973 people do this

Schedule annual furnace maintenance

774 people do this

Improve your home's insulation

2,888 people do this

Choose a geothermal heat pump

33 people do this

Upgrade to an efficient heat pump

130 people do this

Talk to your landlord about upgrading your windows

90 people do this

Ask your landlord to consider an efficient heating system

9 people do this