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Keeping warm with Sarah

heartHow we heat our homes is a major contributor to global warming. Often we overheat our homes and walk round in T-shirts in the middle of winter and then wonder why we are so prone to colds! The ideal temperature is between 18 to 21 degrees Celsius (65 to 70 Fahrenheit). It is easy to get used to 15 degrees. Simply turning the heating down a bit and wearing more clothing is a simple way to save a lot of money and it doesn’t encourage germs and viruses. It will also make you feel all virtuous! There are many other things we can do to reduce gas, electricity or oil costs in our homes. Continue reading