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Energy Efficiency Tips for Earth Day

Friday, April 22, 2016

Today is Earth Day! It is important for us to make the most of our planet. Contrary to popular belief, humans can have a positive impact on the environment! Below are some energy efficiency tips that will help you do just that!
 
  • If you live close enough, ride your bike to work. Not using your car will help you cut down on your carbon emissions.
  • Outdoor air is actually less polluted than indoor air. On a nice spring day, open the windows to let fresh air in.
  • Open the curtains on a sunny day to let natural light into your home. That way, you won't have to turn on the lights.
  • Dry your wet clothes on a clothing line outside. After all, it is a much more energy efficient option than using the dryer!
  • Remember to change the air filters in your HVAC system on a regular basis. 
  • Consider having solar panels installed on your roof.
  • Be sure to close windows and doors when your air conditioner is running. 

Looking for a way to improve the energy efficiency of your home? If so, turn to A.B. May for a Home Performance Evaluation. We can give you an insight into your home's heating and cooling costs. Call 913-370-4898 today. 
 
Web Source: http://energy.gov/articles/mysmallact-10-simple-ways-go-green-and-save-green-earth-day
 
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