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How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

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How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Have you ever thought about how saving even a modest amount of energy can make a significant impact on the environment?

There are lots of ways to save energy  at home, from small daily habits to bigger investments. This not only helps the environment but also saves you money on energy bills.

What are the tips to save energy?

Here are some to think about when heating or cooling your home.

  1. Set Thermostat Wisely: Lower your thermostat in the winter and raise it in the summer to reduce heating and cooling costs.
  2. Use Programmable Thermostat: Use a programmable thermostat to automatically adjust the temperature based on your schedule, saving energy when you’re not home.
  3. Seal Air Leaks: Seal gaps around doors, windows, and ducts to prevent air leaks and improve energy efficiency.
  4. Maintain Your HVAC System: Regular maintenance, such as changing air filters and cleaning ducts, can improve the efficiency of your heating and cooling system.
  5. Use Ceiling Fans: Use ceiling fans to help circulate air in the summer and winter, reducing the need for heating and cooling.
  6. Insulate Your Home: Proper insulation in your walls, attic, and floors can reduce heat loss in the winter and heat gain in the summer, improving energy efficiency.
  7. Close Curtains and Blinds: Close curtains and blinds at night to keep heat in during the winter and open them during the day to let sunlight in and warm your home.
  8. Use Energy-Efficient Appliances: Replace old, inefficient appliances with energy-efficient models to reduce energy consumption.
  9. Reduce Hot Water Usage: Use less hot water by taking shorter showers, fixing leaks, and using cold water for laundry.
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Don’t worry, these are not the only tips for you to save energy at home, we also have some non HVAC related ideas:


1.     Unplug all the devices at night or after the work is done:

As everyone knows, how important it is to unplug the devices after the work is done or not in use. Please make sure to not leave devices on the standby but rather prefer unplugging them and save your electricity bill and the mother planet earth.

2.     Usage of LED lights saves a lot of energy:

A lot of homes have started preferring LED lights over the other lights since not only does LED lights save energy but are also healthy for your pocket. LED lights perform way better than halogen bulbs.

3.     Turning off the lights when leaving a room:

A basic habit which every human being should develop is to make sure that you always turn off the lights of that room when leaving it. Make a reminder of this task until you make a habit out of it and start doing it subconsciously. You can save tons of units of electricity and reduce your bill by a lot just by turning off the lights when leaving a room.

4.     Less the water usage when not required:

If you are struggling with how you can save your water then the easy fix to it is by taking quick showers, using the required amount of water while being used for cooking and turning off the running taps which are not required even for some seconds, this some seconds will save a lot of water and your water bills.

5.     Start using smart automated devices:

Usage of smart automated devices will reduce your bills by a ton, since automated devices will be able to detect when you are no longer using them and will turn off on their own, saving a lot of energy.

6.   Switching to the efficient appliances: Dryers and refrigerators are two of those appliances which use up the most amount of electricity in your house and by replacing them with an efficient one will reduce the amount by a lot, thereby reducing your electricity bills. Instalment of heat pumps is another idea to reduce your electricity consumption. In general, replacing old appliances with an efficient one after every 2-3 years will make them have less burden on your electricity usage and electricity bill.

7.   Use double glazing door: Usage of double glazing doors and windows are a perfect solution for a modern as such they can sufficiently reduce the emissions of greenhouse gasses from the cooling and heating therefore reducing the carbon footprints produced and also significantly reducing the energy bills.


Saving energy is crucial now because the environment is more polluted than ever. Saving energy helps not only you but also the planet Earth.

Today we learnt about how to make home more energy efficient by exploring the tips to save energy

 If you need new energy efficient appliances or repairs for old ones, Tempasure can help. Just give us a call for assistance.