Smart purchases: Affordable ways to save more

Install solar screens on your windows to keep the heat out

232 people do this

Talk to your landlord about installing a programmable thermostat

179 people do this

Use motion detectors for your outdoor lights

1,757 people do this

Insulate outlets and light switches

1,441 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

2,828 people do this

Install storm windows

921 people do this

Install a chimney damper to reduce heat loss

901 people do this

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

2,240 people do this

Replace your inefficient light bulbs

5,698 people do this

Install a programmable thermostat

5,995 people do this

Insulate your water heater tank

1,117 people do this

Use light sensors and timers

1,138 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

3,641 people do this

Measure appliance energy use with a plug-in power meter

865 people do this

Schedule annual furnace maintenance

1,595 people do this

Use light dimmers

2,101 people do this