Smart purchases: Affordable ways to save more

Install solar screens on your windows to keep the heat out

243 people do this

Talk to your landlord about installing a programmable thermostat

197 people do this

Use motion detectors for your outdoor lights

1,772 people do this

Insulate outlets and light switches

1,479 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

2,889 people do this

Install storm windows

927 people do this

Install a chimney damper to reduce heat loss

909 people do this

Use a ceiling fan and raise the thermostat setting 4°F

2,260 people do this

Replace your inefficient light bulbs

5,774 people do this

Install a programmable thermostat

6,089 people do this

Insulate your water heater tank

1,119 people do this

Use light sensors and timers

1,155 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

3,691 people do this

Measure appliance energy use with a plug-in power meter

890 people do this

Schedule annual furnace maintenance

1,618 people do this

Use light dimmers

2,131 people do this