Natural and Thrifty in 365: #138 Service Your Heating System

Whether heating your home by furnace or a wood stove, follow the manufacturer’s suggested schedule and have your heater serviced by a professional.  A qualified technician can make sure that the system is running safely and also give you professional advice on upgrading or retrofitting your system for increased efficiency.

Visit EnergySavers.gov for detailed suggestions for all types of heating systems.  This site also has savings projections for incremental efficiency increases.

If you’ve upgraded your heating system in the past what savings have you seen on your energy bill?

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