Keeping An Energy-Efficient Home Amid A Pandemic

Staying Home & Keeping It Energy Efficient

2020 has been a whirlwind of emotions. With many people staying at home more often, energy usage has soared. Trends have revealed that the average residential energy consumption shot up 22 percent compared to the previous year. Homeowners are paying more on their utility bills than the year before and with Winter ahead, it will only get higher. There are many measures you can take to reduce unnecessary energy consumption and help keep your utility expenses down even though you are staying at home throughout the day.

Ways To Reduce Energy Consumption

  • Seal Leaks In Your Home

  • Minimize Water Heater Usage

  • Use Space Heaters Sparingly

  • Follow Good Thermostat Habits

  • Invest In A Smart Thermostat

  • Pull The Plug When Your Appliances Are Not In Use

  • Upgrade To Energy Efficient Household Appliances

  • Tune-Up Your HVAC Systems

  • Invest In HSI’s Insulation Services

  • Conduct An Energy Audit of Your Home

Get The Full Home Comfort

Here at Home Solutions of Iowa, we can help you create a space that will not only save you money but will keep you comfortable all year long. Our complete home energy audit is designed to identify problem areas in your home, whether they’re in the attic, basement, around windows and doors, or in your ductwork. We have various insulation services that we can recommend based on where your insulation is lacking. Insulation is one of the top recommendations for creating an energy-efficient home. Contact us today to get set up for a Home Performance Evaluation!

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