Fall Energy Saving Checklist

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One thing is certain of this upcoming Winter: it will be more expensive. Gas and oil are in tighter supply and prices have surged. Follow these tips and tricks to save money and keep warm this season!

  • Turn off lights when not needed.
  • Use LED bulbs to reduce electricity usage.
  • Unplug unused electronics.
  • Run appliances during ‘off’ hours.
  • Check your air ducts for leaks.
  • Insulate water heater with a tank wrap.
  • Install programmable thermostats.
  • Flip ceiling fan direction to circulate down.
  • Close off unused rooms and vents.
  • Move furniture away from vents.
  • Change forced air system filters.
  • Insulate windows with heavy curtains.
  • Use a humidifier to make dry air feel warmer.
  • Ensure outdoor dryer vent is sealed properly.
  • Keep oven door open after use.
  • Caulk around windows and doors.
Sean Vann, Realtor
Sean Vann, Realtor

Resident of Hollin Hills.
D.C., MD & VA buyer & seller agent.
Partner of the Rockwell Team at Compass Real Estate, a Washingtonian 2021 Top Producer.

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