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10 tips to stay warm, save energy this winter

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During cold winter days, energy costs rise. To stay within your budget, follow these tips from the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources (DOE) to save energy, reduce utility bills and keep safe.


● Set thermostats low; use programmable thermostats. Turn down the temp 10 degrees when in bed or not at home.

● Weather strip and caulk windows/doors to eliminate air infiltration.

● Cover drafty windows with tightly sealed plastic to keep warm air in.

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