Since it’s the Summertime, the nice weather has arrived. For a lot of people, it means windows can be open all day long and doors are open for fresh air. For other people, the windows and doors stay closed up and the air conditioner comes on. There are many reasons why opening windows are beneficial during the summer. It is healthy and can save people money.
When you see the breakdown of energy usage in the average home, major appliances use approximately 13% of the energy. The millions of homes in the United States collectively use nearly 23% of the country’s energy, and a large amount of this energy is wasted through inefficient heating and cooling systems, old appliances, and leaky windows and ducts. Other than lowering your monthly utility bills, beginning to be energy-conscience can help the environment (and save you some extra cash!). If you are interested in saving up to 25% on your utility bills, check out these tips to preserve energy.