Smart purchases: Affordable ways to save more

Install solar screens on your windows to keep the heat out

253 people do this

Talk to your landlord about installing a programmable thermostat

211 people do this

Use motion detectors for your outdoor lights

1,789 people do this

Insulate outlets and light switches

1,511 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

2,949 people do this

Install storm windows

934 people do this

Install a chimney damper to reduce heat loss

915 people do this

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

2,285 people do this

Replace your inefficient light bulbs

5,845 people do this

Install a programmable thermostat

6,172 people do this

Insulate your water heater tank

1,120 people do this

Use light sensors and timers

1,171 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

3,738 people do this

Measure appliance energy use with a plug-in power meter

906 people do this

Schedule annual furnace maintenance

1,632 people do this

Use light dimmers

2,155 people do this