KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As temperatures drop, it’s time to get your home ready for winter.
As it gets colder our home bills tend to go up. There’s a non-profit group in the metro that’s dedicated to helping you save money. It’s called Efficiency First Kansas City. It’s a local chapter of a national non-profit.
They’ll come to your home and do an energy audit. They’ll give you tips on how to make your home more energy efficient. We’re talking about everything from sealing air leaks, insulation, efficient lighting, changes to your heating and cooling system.
And there is a lot of money to be saved. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, by simply unplugging appliances and electronics you’re not using will save the average household $100 a year.