Tuesday, August 19 2008
According to the Indiana Government a few simple steps at home can save you hundreds of dollars and protect Indiana's air, land and water. Here are some simple but important actions that will have the biggest impact on the environment and your wallet:
Lower the Thermostat on Your Water Heater
Annual Savings: $475
Water heating is the third-largest energy expense in your home. For maximum efficiency, use an Energy Star water heater, set your water heater's thermostat to 120°F, and wrap your water heater with an insulating jacket to reduce heat loss.