If you want to save energy, you need to start exploring this idea during fall rather than getting your first electric or gas bill and being in shock. Take action steps such as covering windows with plastic, putting up weather stripping and even something as simple as using draft stoppers behind doors in your home. Also offer tips on how to remember to change light bulbs when you change the clock. Changing to energy saving bulbs when you change the clocks is a great thing to remember when it comes to saving energy. Get your fireplace up and running, have the flue cleaned out and give it a test run so that you can warm up your home and lower the heat.