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If you’re frustrated by high energy bills throughout the year, don’t despair. There are a number of simple ways to save energy that you may not be aware of. Here are some energy-saving tips that won’t strain your pocketbook.
Chicago winters are infamously cold and blustery, which means home comfort often comes with high heating bills. But savvy homeowners can reduce energy use through the winter and keep their home more comfortable. Here’s how to lower heating bills in your home when the wind blows and the snow piles up. Seal air leaks around doors and windows using caulk and weatherstripping. If you’ve sealed the leaks in years past, check the seals to make sure they still hold. Caulk and …
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If your home has a manual thermostat, you likely can reduce your monthly energy bills with an inexpensive thermostat upgrade. A programmable thermostat can adjust your heating and cooling temperatures automatically so that you consume less energy at night or during times when your home is unoccupied.