Welcome Preppers and Survivalists,
State Archives of North Carolina
My mother-in-law paid about $400 a month for fuel oil, last year. Since prices have gone down and the weather has been nice, we haven't paid that much, yet.
To prevent paying as much, we have been insulating, like crazy.
Energy Star - Recommended Levels of Insulation
U.S. Department of Energy - Guide to Home Insulation
Warming and Cooling Breeze
We will also be adding ceiling fans, since they are an energy efficient method of reducing energy costs.
Ceiling fans 'move' the warm air from the ceiling down towards the living space. They also create a breeze, providing evaporated cooling on your skin, during the summer,
Hansen Wholesale - Fan Size