August 16, 2012

Energy Drips – How To Save Money & Energy In Your Home
Minnesota money saving tips

Minnesota Energy Saving Tips

The world has taken notice to the amount of energy we waste on a yearly basis. Minnesota is one of the tougher parts of the world to live in when it comes to being energy efficienct with the weather getting to -40 degrees F to a blistering 100 degrees F in a given year. Stinson Services has put together a list of things you can do around the house to help save you money and prevent energy from being wasted during the year.

Energy Saving Advice – Minnesota

The video above speaks to those looking for money saving tips inside of their home.

List Of Energy Saving Tips

-Change your light bulbs to CFL light bulbs.
-Plug your electronic devices into a power strip, and use it.
-Program your thermostat to a temperature around 68-72 degrees.
-Air seal your home and get rid of the ice dams on your home. Properly insulate your house.
-Replace your old appliances with new energy efficient ones.

Other Energy Saving Tips

-Instead of turning up themostat, adjust the clothes you wear for the weather at hand.
-Use window blinds to protect direct sun light from entering your home during summer.
-Leave window blinds open when in front of direct sunlight during the winter months.
-Set your homes temperature between 68-72 degrees and leave it there. This will save you energy throughout the year.
-Plastic wrap the windows and doors not used in the winter time.
-Close vents and doors to rooms not in use during long periods of time. No need to heat or cool rooms that nobody uses.
-Make sure cold air intake is closed for your fireplace, if you have one.

For more information on engery saving projects or exterior remodeling projects, please feel free to contact Stinson Services, call 952-933-4510 or click here.

Written By Thor Josefson