|(StatePoint) There’s nothing worse than being in a drafty house during the cooler months of the year. In addition to the continuous discomfort, drafts can lead to unnecessarily high heating bills. |
“American homeowners know that as the weather gets cooler, it’s time to prepare their homes for the season,” Robert Dischner, marketing director at Lennox Hearth Products, said. “Preparing your home will not only save you money, but keep your family safe during severe weather.”
In fact, heating and cooling accounts for two thirds of a home’s energy consumption. This adds up to 44 percent of all the carbon dioxide emissions in America, more than the transportation and manufacturing industries combined, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Here are some tips to prepare your home for the cooler weather this season:
So, it turns out, you can stay warm, save money, and be good to the planet all at the same time!
Courtesy of StatePoint
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