Smart purchases: Affordable ways to save more

Use motion detectors outdoors

Add shade coverings and awnings

5 people do this

Draft-proof outlets and light switches

Check your air filters every month

Reduce heat loss from your fireplace

Use a ceiling fan rather than air conditioning

7 people do this

Insulate your windows with heat-shrink film

Program your thermostat

7 people do this

Use sensors and timers

5 people do this

Improve shading for windows

12 people do this

Compare your appliances with a plug-in power meter

Maintain your heating system

Use dimmers

5 people do this

Use LED holiday lights

Choose efficient light fixtures

Use fans instead of air conditioning

7 people do this