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Get a Space Heater

This works under the same principle as only heating the room that you’re in. Space heaters don’t use as much electricity as heating the entire house, and you can get a little more directional with them.

Heat Only the Rooms You Use

There are some systems which will allow you to heat only the rooms that you use. You can accomplish this cheaply by closing the vents to the places that you’re not using the heater, as well. The idea works that if you only have a limited space to heat, it doesn’t take as long or

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Take a Hot Shower

Hot showers are wonderful. What you can do is get your body heated up higher than it would normally be, then finish up and wrap yourself in a blanket to insulate yourself against the cold. My problem with taking a shower for that reason is that I have the tendency to curl back up in

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Use the Fireplace

Fireplaces are awesome. That’s all there is to it. Watching the flames is one of those things that folks like me can do for hours. Wood’s cheaper to get a hold of than the electricity that you’re using to heat the house, and having the fireplace going adds a certain ambiance to places. Building a

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Leave the Oven Door Open

After you’re done cooking using the oven, leave the oven door open after you’ve turned it off. It’s got to cool down anyway, and you’re not using any additional power. If your living space is hooked up to the kitchen, you can warm the area without any extra hassle, and you can have the great

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Get a UV Coating

Shades that you place on the cars can also be used on the windows that you’ve got. It provides a little extra boost in the energy efficiency, and they’re not too terribly hard to install. You can get this at the home improvement stores for fairly cheap, or you might be able to make a

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