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How can I improve the energy efficiency of my home?

How can I improve the energy efficiency of my home?
Here are some ways to improve the energy efficiency of your home:

1. Insulate your home – Insulation helps prevent heat loss in the winter and heat gain in the summer. Add insulation to your attic, walls, and floors, where possible.

2. Upgrade your windows – Install energy-efficient windows to reduce energy loss through windows.

3. Use smart thermostats – Smart thermostats can learn your habits and adjust the temperature of your home to save energy.

4. Install energy-efficient lighting – Energy-efficient lighting such as LED bulbs consume less energy and last longer.

5. Switch to energy-efficient appliances – Replace old appliances with energy-efficient models to reduce energy consumption.

6. Seal leaks – Inspect your home for drafts under doors and around windows and seal any leaks.

7. Plant trees or put brissole shades over west-facing windows to block the harsh summer sun.

8. Unplug appliances and electronics – Unplug electronics when they’re not in use to reduce energy consumption.

9. Use energy-efficient heating and cooling systems.

10. Use less hot water – Take shorter showers, wash clothes in cold water and opt for a low-flow showerhead to conserve hot water energy.