How to Reduce Your Heating Bills This Winter, U.S. News and World Report

January 16, 2014

Grab a coat, warm up by the fire and take a look at these wallet-friendly heating strategies 

Source: Geoff Williams, U.S. News and World Report

Use your ceiling fan. Typically, consumers think of ceiling fans as a way to cool down, but they can also be utilized for heat, says Tom Breeden, vice president of engineering at Hunter Fan Company, based in Memphis, Tenn. He says if you set your ceiling fan to a low speed, letting it spin clockwise, the warm air trapped at the ceiling will mix with the cooler air and heat the entire room. Do this, and you might see a 15 percent savings on your heating bill for the entire house, according to Breeden. 

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