If your home energy costs rise in the summer and winter months, you are not alone. According to the U.S. Energy and Information Administration, more than 50% of home energy consumption in the U.S. is used for heating and air conditioning.

This means that small improvements to the thermal efficiency of your home can have a big impact on overall energy use. This in turn can help reduce your monthly energy bill.

The following infographic serves as an energy savings guide to efficient heating and cooling.

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Via Groundworks