Smart purchases: Affordable ways to save more

Install solar screens on your windows to keep the heat out

267 people do this

Talk to your landlord about installing a programmable thermostat

225 people do this

Use motion detectors for your outdoor lights

1,812 people do this

Insulate outlets and light switches

1,538 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

3,013 people do this

Install storm windows

937 people do this

Install a chimney damper to reduce heat loss

917 people do this

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

2,326 people do this

Replace your inefficient light bulbs

5,909 people do this

Install a programmable thermostat

6,277 people do this

Insulate your water heater tank

1,120 people do this

Use light sensors and timers

1,186 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

3,789 people do this

Measure appliance energy use with a plug-in power meter

920 people do this

Schedule annual furnace maintenance

1,645 people do this

Use light dimmers

2,178 people do this