Winter is here and while we are enjoying the festivities and roasted marshmallows there is one fact that every proud home owner knows. It gets cold, and the colder it gets the more expensive the heating bill gets. Since an average family spends over 60% of their energy cost on heating, this isn’t exactly a small amount. So whether you are powered by electricity, hydro or gas, for this year’s resolution let’s spend less on utilities and more on unnecessary, expensive, and totally awesome presents. You can do the vast majority of these 26 steps (+1 bonus step) in a weekend or two and save up to 50% on your energy bill every month.