Since up to 25 per cent of heat loss is through windows, plastic window covers can help reduce drafts. They can be purchased at most hardware stores.
ENERGY SAVING TIP
Reduce the temperature on your thermostat when you’re not at home and overnight. Many new thermostats can be programmed to change the temperature automatically.
SAVE ENERGY WITH CFL BULBS
Replace incandescent bulbs with energy-efficient compact fluorescent bulbs, which are four times more efficient and last about eight times as long.
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