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Planning a weekend getaway to the beach or a retreat to the mountains? Regardless of where or why you are going, there’s one thing you have to keep in mind: your home’s energy use while you’re away. Many travelers don’t know how to make their home more energy efficient while they’re gone, meaning they return home from their relaxing vacation only to find a pile of expensive energy bills piled up in the mailbox. Don’t let this kill your post-vacation bliss! Cut down on the energy your home is using while you’re not there with these tips. Change the thermostat temperature Why waste energy on heating or cooling your home when you won’t be there to enjoy it? If you have a programmable thermostat, adjust the settings before you go to ensure it won’t turn on while you’re away. For a summer trip, make sure you adjust the furnace to a low temperature and the air conditioner to a h...

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7 Ways to Save Energy On Your Home When Traveling

Planning a weekend getaway to the beach or a retreat to the mountains? Regardless of where or why you are going, there’s o...

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