"Bringing your attic insulation up to code for your region is one of the most cost-effective ways to winter-proof your bear cave," the website states.
It goes on to recommend sealing ductwork, cables and plumbling, as these can be a permanent source of power leaks.
And adjusting the thermostat to pump little or no heat and light into a home while it is unoccupied – such as for eight or nine hours on work days – can be another way to cut costs.
Once these instructions have been followed, homeowners may like to make a switch of energy supplier in order to maximise their savings.
Industry Today recently posted an article agreeing with such advice, also noting insulation to be a key factor in any bid to reduce fuel bills.
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