Green Tips

Green Home Energy Savings TipsHome Energy Savings Tips

  • Attic insulation should be at least R-38 (12-15 inches).
  • Seal all gaps, cracks and other leaks that allow outside air into your home.
  • Use Energy Star rated appliances and lighting.
  • Use a programmable thermostat.
  • Change your furnace or air conditioning filter at least every three months.
  • Seal and insulate air ducts that run through attics and or crawl spaces.
  • Replacing older windows and doors with better insulated windows and doors combined with the SIR Home Improvements Energy Solution System can save you 50% or more on your heating & cooling costs.
  • Close vents in unused rooms.
  • Plant shrubs or trees to shade your home and air conditioning unit.
  • For your automobile, keep the oil changed frequently and keep tires properly inflated. This will increase fuel mileage up to 15 percent.