Posted by: The Down Store | February 11, 2013

A High Quality Down Comforter Saves Energy

Despite the groundhog not seeing his shadow, it is still very cold in the northeast.  January has seen frigid temperatures and February came in like a lion with a huge storm on Friday. Of course it is nice if you can hunker down (especially with someone special), and wait out the storm, alas not the whole winter. The cold weather can be uncomfortable, especially in the pocketbook.  There are many energy saving tips, but one that is often overlooked is the power of a high quality down comforter.  You can actually turn down your thermostat several degrees (which is healthier for you anyway) and be absolutely toasty warm.  If you have an automatic thermostat it can be set for when you get up, if not then the cool room will be a refreshing wake up.  The most important thing is you will never be cold in bed and so get the rejuvenating sleep necessary to get the most out of every day.

It is important to choose a high quality down comforter as the down clusters (which come from colder climates), are large and trap more body heat which is how it keeps you so warm.   Other advantages of choosing an heirloom  quality are you can use them year round and more importantly they last for decades with proper care.

So now you are totally cozy in bed,  when you get up wear a sweater and turn down your thermostat.  It is good for your pockedbook and the environment with only a reduction of 2 degrees. 

Fun fact.  In Canada they celebrate International Sweater Day to spread awareness of saving energy to help the environment.

Advertisements

Responses

  1. Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This
    is an extremely well written article. I will make sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful info.
    Thanks for the post. I’ll definitely return.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: