The season of twinkling holiday lights, wooly scarves and hot mugs of cocoa will be here in no time. There are many things to look forward to every winter, but you probably don’t think the increase in your energy costs is one of them. The good news is that there are some simple steps you can take to help curb the extra expenses caused by winter energy usage. Learn more about how to reduce heating costs and make your home more energy efficient for the season.
Reduce Thermostat Settings
According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), you can save between 5 to 15 percent by turning the temperature back 10 to 15 degrees for eight-hour periods of time everyday. Installing a