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Home Heating

Image of a thermostatFor most people, the heating system is the single largest energy user in their home. Home heating alone often accounts for more than 60% of your total energy bill.


Image of ENERGY STAR LogoInefficient appliances often waste more energy–and money–than we realize. After home and water heating, your appliances are the next largest energy cost you have.


Water heaters maintain our quality of life by heating and regulating water temperature for everyday uses like bathing and dishwashing. Your water heater is one of the biggest energy users in your home. It heats water all the time – even when you’re not using hot water.

*Courtesy of The United States Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and
Renewable Energy

For more tips from the Department of Energy's Energy Saver Tips page.