Lower heating temperature settings to 68 degrees.
You can save 2%-3% in winter energy costs for every degree you lower your thermostat. This will help you use less energy, and you can limit the impact to comfort with the use of additional clothing and blankets.
In addition to your Action Plan, you can search through our Energy Tips. There are ideas for quick behavior changes, weekend projects, maintenance, when it breaks, health and comfort, and other energy saving ideas. You can easily add those to your action plan.
If you mark an item on your plan as completed, we will track your estimated energy use and savings over time. We can use this to find additional savings options.
For a good overview of how to set and operate your thermostat, visit https://www.energystar.gov/products/heating_cooling/smart_thermostats
Keep your cooling and heating system at peak performance by having a contractor do annual pre-season check-ups. Maintaining your equipment will prevent future problems and unwanted costs.