Your oil furnace or HVAC idea will toil more efficiently if you minimize heat loss.
Your heating bills will increase significantly if heat escapes from your house.
If you want to reduce your electric bills or keep the apartment warmer, you need to minimize heat loss. Heat escapes through doors, windows, gaps, or because your oil furnace or HVAC is malfunctioning. The windows can be cold due to the outside temperatures, as well as when moderate air comes in contact with them, they affect the internal air by lowering heat. Ensure that your curtains are closed while we were in the eveningtime hours as well as that your windows are getting sun each day before reopening them to further limit that influence. Keep your apartment moderate by minimizing heat loss through windows. Older properties may not have enough insulation. The attic might be losing heat, forcing your oil furnace to toil harder than it should, as well as possibly requiring oil furnace repair. If you do not minimize heat loss here, your electric bill will increase significantly. Inspect the insulation in the attic to see if it is even with the joists or below them. You will really need to install some additional insulation if it is below them. Occasionally, gaps between windows as well as doors are more noticeable as well as visible to the human eye, or wide enough to know gusts flowing in, however not always. Check your doors as well as windows to see if any gaps need to be filled with weather sealing, and like attic insulation, gaps in your windows as well as doors can make your oil furnace toil harder, decreasing the likelihood of it chopping down.