Smart purchases: Affordable ways to save more

Install solar screens on your windows to keep the heat out

275 people do this

Talk to your landlord about installing a programmable thermostat

244 people do this

Use motion detectors for your outdoor lights

1,851 people do this

Insulate outlets and light switches

1,607 people do this

Clean or replace air filters

3,123 people do this

Install storm windows

945 people do this

Install a chimney damper to reduce heat loss

934 people do this

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

2,356 people do this

Replace your inefficient light bulbs

6,032 people do this

Install a programmable thermostat

6,445 people do this

Insulate your water heater tank

1,123 people do this

Use light sensors and timers

1,220 people do this

Install window shades such as blinds or shutters

3,847 people do this

Measure appliance energy use with a plug-in power meter

949 people do this

Schedule annual furnace maintenance

1,684 people do this

Use light dimmers

2,225 people do this