supplier’s prices is one way to lower home heating costs. There are
other methods to keep home heating costs down. Many of those methods
are free and some cost money that will be recouped by spending less
Home Energy Audit
energy audits seek out areas where heat is seeping from a home. A
local utility company may offer home energy audits for free or at a
A home energy audit may reveal areas that need to be insulated. It should be noted that existing insulation will lose its effectiveness over time. When insulating to save on heating oil prices in Groton, CT, visit www.energy.gov/energysaver/weatherize/insulation to learn the right insulation R-value and thickness for Groton, CT.
can’t flow from obstructed heat vents. Relocate any furniture that
sits in front of or on top of a heat vent.
Exhaust Fan Usage
is among the things exhaust fans draw from the air. Turn exhaust fans
off when there is no need for them. Ceiling fans should be put in
reverse to push hot air down.
curtains on a sunny day to have a free supplemental heating source.
Sunlight passing through a window is converted to heat. Closing
curtains at night blocks cold that enters around windows.
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