Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Guest Post: Green Energy!

A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned When You Save On Home Energy

Author: Abdul Sanford

When winter is definitely on its way, getting the house ready is one of the most important things that you can do, to make sure that you get through the cold days ahead, relatively unscathed. Winter time cold weather can mean that your utility bills skyrocket, but that does not mean that you cannot do something to keep them as low as possible.

One thing that can be done to get ready for winter, is to make sure to caulk around the windows to cut down of infiltration of wind and cold air. Adding weather stripping to the doors and window will also do the trick. Installing a storm door is another idea if you don't already have one, or making sure that it is sealed may be all that is needed.

Other things that can be done to take full advantage of cost saving measures for the home are, checking the air ducts to make sure that they are sealed and not leaking those energy dollars. By the way, having the heating system serviced is another good idea.

I have definitely seen a difference in energy consumption when I follow the few steps above. We all know that a penny saved is a penny earned, so the more we can save, the more money we have to spend on the things that we want. Check out for more information.

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