According to a video by House Logic, your efforts to close room vents and keep fans running in empty rooms may be for naught. “The Tip Jar: Energy Saving Myths That Are Costing You More,” disputes common energy saving misconceptions homeowners might appreciate, too.
- Turn off fans when you leave a room because fans cool off people, they don’t change the air temperature.
- Open vents in all rooms because closed vents can cost up to 15 percent more.
- Program thermostats to let room temperatures go up 10 to 15 degrees when you’re sleeping or gone to save up to 15 percent of costs.
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