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Heating and Cooling Your Home for Less

These practical tips can help you save energy — and money — in your home.

More than half of the energy use in a typical home goes toward heating and cooling it, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). There’s plenty to consider when you look at new heating and cooling systems: the latest options, the cost to buy them, how much energy they use, and the cost to operate them.

Being an energy-smart consumer means getting the most from the energy you use. You can:

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