Smart purchases: Affordable ways to save more

Install solar screens on your windows to keep the heat out

29 people do this

Use motion detectors for your outdoor lights

74 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

117 people do this

Use a ceiling fan and raise the thermostat setting 4°F

120 people do this

Replace your inefficient light bulbs

191 people do this

Use light sensors and timers

58 people do this

Install a programmable thermostat

110 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

376 people do this

Measure appliance energy use with a plug-in power meter

40 people do this

Use light dimmers

100 people do this

Use LED holiday lights

106 people do this

Schedule annual heat pump maintenance

Choose efficient light fixtures

95 people do this

Use fans instead of AC

226 people do this

Hire a contractor to test your ducts for leaks

23 people do this

Seal air leaks

34 people do this