Home Improvement Ideas for Energy Savings

  • The U.S. Department of Energy says you could save up to 30 percent on your energy bill by making energy-saving improvements identified in an energy audit. Learn more about these inspections in this awesome infographic.
  • According to ENERGY STAR, most attics need to be insulated with R-38 insulation; however, if you live in a cold climate, purchase insulation with an R-49 rating.
  • Make sure your fridge isn’t over-sized. Larger units use more energy and cost more money to operate. According to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, fridges under 25 cubic feet are appropriate for most households.