Master your Thermostat

Master your
Thermostat

And Save Big $$$ This Year

50% OF YOUR UTILITY BILL GOES TO HEATING AND COOLING YOUR HOME.

If you don’t set your thermostat properly you could be losing hundreds of dollars every year

SMALL ADJUSTMENTS

WINTER

SUMMER

Adjusting
your
thermostat by

ONE DEGREE

Can save you enough
money in one month
to power:

ONE DAY

Your home for

A refrigerator for

29 DAYS

40 days

50-inch TV for

UPGRADE YOUR FURNACE

A high efficiency
furnace saves 35%
in fuel costs
An energy efficient
fan requires 50%
less energy than
older models
Save up to 25% a year on your utility bill by upgrading to an energy efficient furnace

BE SEASONAL MINDED

SUMMER

Raise your thermostat when
you’re away and set it to 78 when
are home to save $$$ on your
monthly bill

On extra hot days, grill outside,
use the microwave, or cook on
the stove top – avoid using
the oven

Using a ceiling fan with your AC
unit allows you to keep your
thermostat 4 degrees warmer
while still staying cool

WINTER

Keep your thermostat set at 68
for optimal savings and comfort
when you’re home and awake

Turn your thermostat down 10-15
degrees while you sleep or go to
work – no need to heat an empty
house

Buy LED light strings for holiday
decorating to reduce your winter
bill

INVEST IN A PROGRAMMABLE THERMOSTAT

Programmable thermostats automatically regulate your home’s temperature and energy use

Smart Thermostats have convenient touch screens and can be accessed from your smart phone or tablet

SEAL WINDOWS AND DOORS

30% of your homes
heating and cooling
can be lost through
doors and windows

Weather stripping and caulking doors and windows saves you around $150 a year on energy costs

INCREASE YOUR INSULATION

INSULATION R-30

Insulation that is less than
11 inches thick (R-30) could
be costing you in heating and
cooling costs

Adding thicker insulation
to your attic space can
save you up to
$70 a year

$70 a year