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Cooler weather is just around the corner.  Come see our selection of natural gas heaters and logs!!

Energy Saving Tips

Adjusting Thermostat

The following tips are good for the environment and may help save you some money!  

  • Make sure your house is adequately insulated in the attic and walls.
  • Replace older, drafty windows.
  • Seal air leaks around doors, windows, electrical outlets, and light switches.  Use a candle to test for incoming air.  If the flame flickers, you have found a leak.
  • Replace older appliances with higher-efficiency new ones.
  • Have your furnace regularly cleaned and maintained by a professional.  Check your filters monthly and replace them when dirty.
  • Insulate your water heater and pipes.  Set your water heater to 120 degrees.
  • Set your thermostat to 68 degrees or lower in the winter.  Each degree lower can lessen your heating bill.
  • Use a programmable thermostat to regulate the temperature.
  • Open curtains and blinds on sunny days and use nature's original source of heat and light!
  • Repair leaking faucets that may drip hot water.
  • Run the dishwasher only when it's full.
  • Wash only full loads of clothes in cold water.
  • Gas dryers take time to cool down.  Use that heat and dry loads back-to-back.
  • Turn off kitchen and bathroom ventilation fans when not needed.  They draw warm and cool air out of your house.

Clinton Office

PO Box 511

Clinton, SC 29325

864-833-1862

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Newberry Office

PO Box 757

Newberry, SC 29108

803-276-1550

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