5 Ways To Make Your Home More Energy Smart

Increasing numbers of homeowners today are looking for ways to increase the energy-efficiency of their houses. In addition to being kinder to the environment, smart energy use can save you money as well. Here are five ways to help your home use energy more wisely.

1. Appliances

Use your current appliances carefully. If possible, turn your refrigerator settings up. Unplug countertop appliances when they are not being used. When replacing old appliances, look for energy-efficient models.

2. Insulation

A well-insulated home helps you stay comfortable year-round while using less energy. You need high-quality insulation, and must be correctly installed. Look for energy efficient spray foam solutions to help you save energy and money.

3. Windows

Your windows may need to be replaced or upgraded. If your old windows leak, and especially if they are single-glazed, replacing them with new, well-designed windows can save you cash, according to EnergyStar.gov. Installing

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