Tips for Renters and Property Owners

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If you rent, or if you own a rental unit, you can use many of the tips throughout this guide to save money and energy.

Renters

You can reduce your utility bills by following the tips in these sections:

Encourage your landlord to follow these tips as well. He or she will save energy and money, improving your comfort and lowering your utility bills even more.

Property Owners

Nearly all of the information on Energy Saver also applies to rental units. The Energy Saver Guide provides tips on handling air leaks, insulation, heating and cooling, roofing, landscaping, water heating, windows, appliances, and renewable energy.

To learn more about U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) programs in energy efficiency and renewable energy, visit the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy website.