Now that spring is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to tackle a few DIY efficiency projects for your home. The good news: You don’t have to be an energy expert to do this! Here are three projects you can do now to start saving.

  1. Make the Most of Your Water Heater: Insulating a water heater that’s warm to the touch can save 7 to 16 percent annually on your water heating bills.
  2. Seal Air Leaks with Caulk: Applying caulk around windows, doors, electrical wiring and plumbing can save energy and money.
  3. Weather Strip Exterior Doors: One of the best ways to seal air leaks is to weather strip exterior doors, which can keep out drafts and help you control energy costs.

 

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