A few easy, energy-saving actions can go a long way toward keeping your home cozy and efficient this winter. Follow these cold-weather tips to stay warm and save.
Here are a few simple, everyday steps you can take around your home that can have a surprising impact on your winter energy costs and comfort:
Easy, less-frequent ways to prepare your home for the cold include:
Ensuring your home has proper air sealing and insulation are two of the most important factors for maintaining an energy-efficient home. Done right, it can help reduce your heating and cooling costs while locking in extra comfort all year long. It may also help reduce drafts, ice dams, pests, allergens, and outside noise.
To help get you started, Focus on Energy offers rebates for insulation and air sealing improvements completed by a Trade Ally contractor. If you prefer a hands-on approach, we offer a DIY attic insulation and air sealing rebate, too.
A Trade Ally contractor can help you discover even more ways to save this winter and beyond with a home energy assessment.