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The Ultimate Ways to Lower Heating Bills Quiz
by Staff
With home heating costs on the rise, it makes sense to look for ways to save money. Whether you are a homeowner or renter, our easy tips for lowering your bill will come in handy. Take our quiz and learn all about them.

To save energy, but still be comfortable during the night, you should turn your heating _____ before you go to bed.

  • down
  • up
  • off

In which direction should your ceiling fan operate in warm weather?

  • counterclockwise
  • clockwise
  • downward

In which direction should your ceiling fan operate in cold weather?

  • counterclockwise
  • clockwise
  • downward

A fireplace can allow _____ air from your room to escape up the chimney.

  • humid
  • filtered
  • warm

When you've got a fire going in you fireplace, always keep the windows:

  • wide open
  • slightly open
  • closed

Insulated curtains save energy by helping to reduce:

  • drafts
  • heat loss
  • both of the above

To take advantage of solar heat, keep your curtains _____ during the day.

  • open
  • closed
  • mostly closed

Lowering your water temperature at home by 10 degrees will lower your energy costs by_____ percent.

  • 3 to 5
  • 5 to 7
  • 7 to 9

What temperature water should you use to run your dishwasher?

  • 120 degrees Fahrenheit (49 degrees Celsius)
  • 130 degrees Fahrenheit (54 degrees Celsius)
  • 140 degrees Fahrenheit (60 degrees Celsius)

What percentage of their energy bill does an average American spend on heating and cooling their home?

  • 20 percent
  • 50 percent
  • 70 percent