With temperatures reaching record highs this summer, it's hard to imagine cold weather just around the corner. According to early forecasts, however, an equally memorable winter is coming. Whether you are a renter or an owner, taking appropriate steps now to prepare your home can keep you warmer during the winter months and can significantly reduce your utility costs.
"Weatherizing your home is an important strategy, saving money by saving energy," says Lindsey Geisler of the Department of Energy. "On average, 15 percent of income goes to utilities for low-income families, so weatherization can really free up those funds for other important things." Read more