Ground water can enter basements and crawlspaces, causing damage to the foundation and floor material, and promoting mold growth. Check for signs of seepage and leakage, and take appropriate action, such as installing sump pumps, etc.
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This saves substantial amounts of energy (both from washing and heating water) and water. Smaller load settings should also be used, if available. Prewashing dishes is usually unnecessary.
ENERGY STAR® certified dishwashers use 25% less energy than conventional dishwashers.
It's easier for a clean humidifier to maintain your preferred humidity setting. Make sure to clean your humidifier each month and set it to 20% (or as close as possible) to save energy.
This will help save energy. If you have health problems impacted by humidity, consult your physician to determine the minimum-required humidity level.
Pools should be watertight, but sealants deteriorate, and parts of your pool shift and crack, which can cause leaks. Even a small pool leak can cause major problems if it is not found and repaired quickly.
Heated or cooled air escaping through doors and windows wastes a lot of energy! Make sure windows are completely closed and limit the amount of time outside doors are open. Plug air leaks with caulking, sealant or weather stripping to save 10% or more on your energy bill.
Smart Plugs can help eliminate standby power draw, which can save energy. Most models can be scheduled and controlled remotely, and many pair with Google or Amazon virtual assistant systems.
It can significantly reduce the amount of direct sunshine entering through windows, thereby reducing cooling costs. A contractor specializing in energy efficiency can help select the right products for your application.
Otherwise, it will have to work harder to maintain your preferred humidity setting.