FACT: Geothermal systems provide the most efficient, comfortable and environmentally friendly method of heating & cooling.
October 8, 2014 – It’s already October and you probably already have relatives doing Christmas shopping. That means cold weather is right around the corner. If it hasn’t hit your part of the country yet, it will soon.
There are a lot of things you can do to lower your heating bills. But here are a few fast and simple ways to do it according to the National Association of Realtors.
How to Cut Heating Costs
After you’ve finished with the super easy things you might want to do some more. If you’ve got a little handy man in you, there are many of things you can do to help your home be more comfortable and energy-efficient.
For one, insulate around doors, windows, electrical outlets and dryer vents.
Also, go upstairs in your attic to look for stained places in the insulation. Dark spots mean that dust coming up from the house and the heat is escaping in those spots.
Do you have an older water heater in an unheated space? If so, put a water heater blanket on it. You can get them at your local hardware store.
Speaking of water heaters, did you know that hot water is a significant portion of your home’s energy usage?
Because of the way geothermal systems work, they can provide you with year-round, full-time hot water heating along with heating and cooling your home. That adds energy savings of over 80%.
Hopefully these tips help you save lots of money this winter. Stay warm!