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Heating your home uses more energy and costs more money than any other system in your home. It typically makes up about 42 percent of your utility bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy website.
There are several ways that you can save money and increase your comfort by properly maintaining and upgrading your heating system.
"By combining proper equipment maintenance and upgrades with recommended insulation, air sealing, and thermostat settings, you can save about 30 percent on your energy bill while reducing environmental emissions," the U.S. Department of Energy website states.
Here are some hacks to help you save on heating costs this winter:
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