Category: Energy Saving Tips

Oct 20

Nest

   We have it all set up now and hooked to our wifi…. It was pretty easy to install and we are on day 3 of operation… This morning I noticed it changed the temperature to match what I had done yesterday. I’m wondering if I’ll need to keep a close eye on it. It …

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Oct 15

Nest Thermostat

We just purchased the Nest thermostat. We haven’t had a chance to hook it up yet, but I have checked out all the cool rebates that are available in different places. The Nest is a programmable thermostat that lets you program it to save energy when you are away and it learns over time! I …

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Feb 07

Saving on Your Electric and Gas (Tips from BG Couponers Group and More)

The group on Facebook for BG Couponers is a great place to get tips!  Here are some tips from members in the group, as well as tips to go with: No propane here, but I lowered my thermostat setting and unplugged as many things as possible, anything no in current use is getting unplugged or …

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Feb 03

Tip #3 – Wrap your Water Heater and turn it down to 120 degrees! (and Don’t freeze)

Wrap your Water Heater and turn it down to 120 degrees!   1. If your water heater is in your garage like ours it can use a lot of gas or electric trying to stay warm.  Companies make blankets just to insulate your water heater.  Insulating will keep it from  working harder saving you on …

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Feb 01

Save on your Electric and Gas Bill – Tip #2!

Tip #2: Change your furnace filter!  If your furnace runs efficiently it will save you money.  To run efficiently a furnace needs to be able to draw air through the filter.  Furnaces have a filter at the cold air return and it’s easy to change this yourself.  As the dusty air gets sucked in through …

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