As the days get cooler, utility bills usually start to creep upward. When the Colorado cold really kicks in, utility bills can become too much for many families to bear. Luckily, there are some simple and concrete things that can be done to help slow the upward creep or even reverse it, freeing up money for other needs.
The word energy conjures up all sorts of images for everyone. The truest and simplest definition of energy is simply the “power derived from the utilization of resources to provide light or heat.” Energy is what we need throughout our day, whether it is to provide light in a dark room or make a car move forward. When we simplify what energy actually is, it becomes easier to think about conserving it in our daily lives. A handy checklist below may help you get started on the road to being more energy-efficient, both in big and in small ways.
Winters in Colorado may seem far away, but colder weather is just around the corner. With another bitter winter being predicted for 2015, be smart and make sure that your home is as energy-efficient as possible. Weatherizing your home can make your winter much more pleasant and save you money in the process.