This story is part of, CNET’s collection of practical advice for getting the most out of your home, inside and out.
We’re getting into the dark depths ofnow in much of the US, with snow and cooler temperatures sweeping much of the nation. The cold air may be a welcome departure from summer’s highs, but it also comes with that could cost 17% more than last year.
Before you crank up your(or ), a quick adjustment to your can help through the winter months.
Here, we’ll explain the best setting for your smart thermostat to help you save energy this winter, why it works and what else you can do to heat your home efficiently. If you’re looking for more energy savings this winter, check out how yourand save you money and how . You can also check out .
Turns out this is the best thermostat temperature for winter
According to the US Department of Energy, it’s best to keep your thermostat at 68 F for most of the day during the winter season. For maximum efficiency, you should also designate eight hours per day during which you turn the temperature down by between 7 and 10 degrees. By following this routine, you may again be able to
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