Most homes can save 25% to 50% or more energy. So when you are investing in a second and/or vacation home like the one you see in the photo here, you may want to look in to cost saving ideas. Many of these ideas also are “eco-friendly.” When making the investment in a second home here are 5 things you can look into: 1. A home energy audit is the first step in figuring out your costs and potential savings. Get a home energy audit.Here is a link where you (1 comments)
30 Ways to Save Money on Utilities 1. Check it out! In many areas, cable, satellite and utility companies compete for customers so you can save on some utilities by shopping around for the best rates and plans. (Or at least switch to basic cable!) 2. Use energy efficient light bulbs. This is the big buzz right now. Simply replace incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. You can now buy round bulbs, not just the cork screw type, that may look better in some of your (1 comments)
lower energy bill: Allow the City of Houston to help you weatherize your home for free. REEP Program
- 02/17/10 07:45 PM
The City of Houston and Centerpoint Energy will help you weatherize your home. This will also help lower your energy bills. This program is called Residential Energy Efficiency Program. And the services can include: increasing your attic insulation weather stripping window caulking CFL light bulbs A water heater blanket Refrigerators hot water heaters room air conditioning Just these small improvements have saved participates 12-18% off their energy bills and up to 20% in the summer. Please keep in mind this program is for low income people and/or elderly. And the home must be in an specific area. The selected areas are those areas (2 comments)
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