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3 Ways to Save Money By Making Your New Home Energy Efficient

Energy is one of the biggest ongoing expenses for homeowners. Fortunately, there are ways to decrease your energy bills by making your new home more energy efficient. As a homeowner, this is one of the best areas to invest money to save money, as well as add value to your home, and make your home more comfortable year round for you and your family. 

3 Ways to Save Money By Making Your New Home Energy Efficient

Upgrade your Lighting

One of the easiest ways to save energy is to swap out your old light bulbs for LED ones. These bulbs use less energy and last longer than conventional bulbs, which over time can lower your power expenses. Additionally, since closets and laundry areas don’t need constant lighting, consider installing timers or motion sensors there.

Insulate your Property

Proper insulation is essential for maintaining an energy-efficient home. Make sure your attic, walls, and floors are properly insulated to keep your home warm in the winter and chilly in the summer. By doing this, you’ll increase your home’s year-round warmth while also lowering your heating and cooling expenses.

Invest in Energy Star Rated Appliances 

When it comes time to replace your outdated equipment, make an investment in Energy Star rated versions. These products are designed to consume less water and energy, which can significantly lower your yearly utility costs. These goods use less energy and release fewer greenhouse gases, making them not only more ecologically friendly but also more energy-efficient.

Extra Tip

Pay attention to the small print! Turning off lights and appliances when not in use, using power strips to rapidly turn off multiple devices at once, and adjusting your thermostat by a few degrees according to the season are all small changes you can make in your home to save energy.

By following the suggestions in this article, you can reduce your carbon impact, cut your utility expenses, and improve the energy efficiency of your new home. Making energy-saving changes doesn’t have to be challenging or expensive; the benefits are worth the effort.

Author Bio: Greg Sandler
Greg Sandler is a distinguished leader and strategist in the mortgage and real estate investment industry. With over two decades of experience, Greg has honed his expertise in guiding his clients to build wealth through real estate.

Greg Sandler has direct and first-hand experience as co-founder and CEO of USA Investment Group Management Inc., focusing on growing real estate holdings and diversified asset portfolios. Under Greg's guidance, the company has executed hundreds of traditional real estate acquisitions and currently manages a substantial portfolio of rental units.

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Prior to this, Greg's role as Senior Vice President at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp in Rocklin, CA, was marked by his pivotal contribution in establishing the company's presence in northern California and northern Nevada. Under Greg's leadership, his team of nearly 110 dedicated mortgage professionals originated and funded approximately $800 million in residential mortgages annually.

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