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Close the doors and windows when HVAC systems are turned on
The unwanted escape of heated or cooled air is often one of the greatest causes of wasted heating and cooling energy.
What You Need to Do
Step 1To reduce the unwanted loss of heated and/or cooled air, it is important to limit the time outside doors and windows are open.
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