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Heating Conservation

Cold Weather Conservation Tips

 

Buhrmaster wants to help you conserve! Follow these cold weather energy-saving tips and you'll find a decrease in your annual energy bills.

  1. iS_000015425478.jpgCorrect air leaks around windows, doors and electrical outlets.
  2. Repair weather stripping and caulking.
  3. Replace any cracked glass in your windows.
  4. Make sure your ceiling has at least six inches of insulation.
  5. Wrap your pipes to guard against heat loss and freezing.
  6. Have your fireplace chimney cleaned and inspected regularly.
  7. Check the threshold for any gaps between it and the door; use a bottom seal that can be attached to the door to stop drafts.
  8. Get a heating system tune-up before the heating season begins.
  9. Keep ductwork in good repair with duct insulation.
  10. Remove air conditioning units from windows.
  11. Close your kitchen vent, fireplace damper and closet doors when not in use.