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10 Energy Efficiency Tips for the Do it Yourself-er

Looking for ways to save energy and lower your electricity bill? Take a look at these tips below for ideas. If you need professional help, don’t hesitate to call your Durham heating, AC and insulation pros at Green Horizon One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®. Dial (919) 646-3639 for immediate service.

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Every little bit helps – follow these ten steps and you could be saving at least 10% on your energy bills.

  1. Install CFL’s or LED’s in your lamps, lights and recessed cans.
  2. Install programmable thermostats and program them properly.
  3. Insulate the hot water heater.
  4. Set your hot water heater to 120 degrees.
  5. Change furnace filters regularly.
  6. Buy and USE an energy monitor.
  7. Seal and insulate all attic accesses.
  8. Install motion sensors for indoor and outdoor lights.
  9. Install outlet and light switch gaskets.
  10. Dress warmer or cooler.

Already up-to-speed on the above? Schedule an appointment with GH to find out what other steps you can take to green your home and lower your bills, call (919) 646-3639 today!