Our impact on the environment becomes more apparent every day. Pollution has always been an issue, but more importantly it’s best to focus energy on ways to repair current environmental damage an also prevent future issues from occurring in the first place.
When it comes to making changes that can be felt the world over, everyone should start by looking at their own home first. Accuweather explains how reducing carbon emissions in the home can positively impact the environment.
‘Home energy use
Home heating and cooling counts for an average of 17 percent of emissions.
“Getting a programmable thermostat and using it properly could save you 15 percent,” said John Rogers, a senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists.
“You program it, set it and forget it, and you can save a bundle versus someone who leaves it on all the time,” Rogers added.
A programmable thermostat can save an average of $180 per year, according to experts at the Union of Concerned Scientists.’ (Ashley Williams, accuweather.com)
The more we focus on looking after our planet today, the better it will be for future generations tomorrow. At Stan’s your Ottawa HVAC specialist, we pride ourselves on helping our clients achieve quality energy efficient home comfort. Contact us to learn more.