c.Heating and cooling
Use a fan : fans only cool when you are present . Otherwise , you will spend only generate electricity and heat. Turn them off when you leave. One option is to install a motion sensor .
Cover the windows : add curtains , awnings , parasols or a small cover on the windows will add value to your home and reduce your cooling expenses .
Cooling: conditioners and dehumidifiers are cooling appliances that can consume a lot of energy in the process. Right-size your air conditioner installing devices in areas that are clear internal and externally.
Maintenance : keep equipment running efficiently . For operational maintenance , repairs and increased capacity services , contact a qualified technician . Another important activity involves changing or cleaning of your indoor air filter , in addition to keeping the outside clean and free of debris .
Heating : If your room or house is too hot , turn off the lights you are not using or use dimmers to maintain lower power , rather than lowering the thermostat . Adjust the thermostat to a lower at night or before leaving home position is an easy way to save money , and keep the pleasant environment .
Thermal insulation : the main areas that need a good insulation are the attic, roof, walls , foundation and floor . Install sill kit and seal the doors to improve the thermal comfort and energy savings. Keep the fireplace chimney damper closed when not in use .