12 Tips to Slash your Energy Bil

12 Tips to Slash Your Energy Bill.
Utility bills seem to get higher and higher
every year. But you can save energyand
moneywith
these tips to make your home
more energyefficient.
1. Get a home energy survey from
your local utility. Many will do a
free analysis of your home and
provide specific ways to save
money on your utility bill.
2. Replace old furnaces and air
conditioners with newer ones that are more energy efficient.
3. Install programmable thermostats.
4. Swap light bulbs for compact fluorescent bulbs bearing the Energy
Star label.
5. Air dry dishes.
6. Turn off lights and ceiling fans when you leave a room.
7. Turn off computers and TVs when they are not being used.
8. Plug home electronic devices into power strips, and turn them off
when the equipment is not being used. These devices often have a
"standby" mode that uses power even when they are off.
9. Install a lowflow
head on your shower.
10. Opt for showers, not baths.
11. Only run the washer or dishwasher with full loads.
12. Purchase appliances that have the Energy Star label.
These tips can help you lower your energy use up to 25 percent! That will
not only save you money now, but reduced utility bills could also help you
command a higher price for your home when you sell.
If you are thinking of selling your home, talk to me today! It would be my
pleasure to help you onto the path to your dream home.

John Kraus

John Kraus

Sales Representative
CENTURY 21 Erie Shores Realty Inc., Brokerage*
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