How to program your thermostat and get huge energy savings. (VIDEO)

Energy Savings Tips, Tips & Tricks, video
According to the Department of Energy roughly half of an average home's energy is consumed heating and cooling the home. This is a huge opportunity for energy savings. How to reduce your AC bill: 1. Get a programmable thermostat. (They range in price from $25 to $350+) 2. USE IT!!! (Many people have programmable thermostats and have not programmed them.) Check out our video on how to program a thermostat: The savings are too significant, and it's too easy, not to use a programmable thermostat. In virtually every scenario a consumer will get a positive ROI (Return on Investment), purchasing and using a basic programable thermostat. Tip: If you aren't willing to program your own thermostat, spend the money on a learning thermostat like the "Nest". It's more expensive…
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Save Energy with ENERGY STAR Appliances

Energy Savings Tips, Tips & Tricks
If your appliances are over 10 years old replacing them may actually save you big money. Over the last 10 years appliances have become significantly more efficient. In many cases a new appliance will use 50%-75% less electricity or natural gas than they did 10 years ago.  Make sure you look for the "ENERGY STAR" label. In some cases you may save enough money that your appliance almost pays for it's self! Here's an example of the savings: You have a standard 16.5 - 18.9  cubic feet refrigerator that is around 20 years old. It still runs fine, but is it worth keeping? The old refrigerator uses about $80 more in electricity each year than a similar sized new Energy Star rated model. A new Energy Star rated refrigerator can be purchased at…
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