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How can I save on my heating energy bill?

Here are some practical tips that you can apply to reduce your energy consumption while maintaining a comfortable temperature at home.

Investment tips:

  • Getting your heating system serviced once a year will keep your heating system running efficiently.
  • Install double-glazing into your windows and doors to prevent thermal dissipation.
  • Insulate your walls to avoid heat dissipation.

Behavioral tips:

  • Bleed the air from your radiators to keep your heating system working as efficiently as possible. You can hear that air is in the radiators when the pipes are rustling.
  • Ventilate your house by opening doors/windows fully for no longer than 5 minutes.
  • Houseplants can save you energy because they increase the humidity. This will increase comfort and prevents you from putting the heating too high.
  • Keeping the area in front of your radiators clear (approximately 20 inches) allows your radiators to get the warmth into the room more easily.
  • Decrease the temperature in your house by one degree to save about 6% on your heating costs.
  • Close hatches or curtains at night so that the warm air won’t escape as fast.

Did you already know about the following tado° features that help you save?

  • tado° Early Start heats your house in the morning and the location-based control when you’re going back home. This way you don’t have to keep your heating on during the night or when you’re away to have a comfortable temperature when you need it.
  • Our Smart Radiator Thermostats are ideal for dividing your home into different rooms so that you only heat in the spaces where it is actually necessary.

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