Like clockwork, every few months, weather patterns in most places around the world change. The hot and sunny summer days that melt your ice cream cones and make your sweat fade away into colorful leaves that fall on the ground around you. Quickly, the trees are barren, and you have to take out your winter coat to stay warm.

Yet energy efficiency is not only important for your wallet and keeping your bills lower but also for the state of the Earth. Warming your rooms and homes for these two seasons creates a plethora of greenhouse gas emissions if you don’t focus on efficiency. Let’s examine some of the best ways that you can stay warm while also being energy efficient in the autumn and winter months this year.