Cut back — for the environment and your wallet.
Making your home more energy-efficient isn’t just about making a positive impact on the environment — it will make a positive impact on your wallet, too, by reducing your utility bills. Some changes are simple, like replacing old lightbulbs or unplugging machines that aren’t in use, while other projects can transform your home, like bringing your air conditioning up to date or installing solar panels. Big or small, the changes you make can help lower your monthly utility bills and lessen your environmental impact. Read on for 10 ways to save energy and money at home.
Updated on Mary 7, 2020: This story was published at an earlier date and has been updated with new information.
Consult a professional.
To determine where your home is wasting the most energy, consider a professional energy audit. This may involve blower door tests to