Energy Saving Tips

Home Improvement

Energy Saving Tips

Making simple changes can boost your home’s value. To make your home more energy efficient:

1. Lower the thermostat on your water heater.

2. Check for air leaking around doors and windows.

3. Close the air vents in rooms not in use.

4. Keep heat producers far from your thermostat in summer.

5. Clean your furnace and air conditioner filters.

6. Operate large appliances during low-use periods in summer.

7. Request an energy audit from Idaho Power..

8. Replace deficient insulation and inefficient appliances.

9. Buy LED light bulbs.

10. Look into EEM Mortgages (for benefits when purchasing a home that is energy efficient or can be made efficient by incorporating energy-saving improvements; for more info, contact the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development).