Hello U.S. households will likely spend about $2,175 this year on home energy, with space heating accounting for about 31 percent, or $674, of that cost, according to the Alliance to Save Energy, or ASE, an organization based in Washington, D.C. Do you agree with the 7 answers? See > > http://www.bankrate.com/finance/frugal/weatherize-your-home.aspx?ec_id=cmct_01_comm_PF_sidelink#slide=1 1. Myth: Turning off the heat in your home during the day is the best way to conserve energy. 2. Myth: Using a wood-burning fireplace will reduce your heating bills. 3. Myth: Portable space heaters are energy hogs. 4. Myth: Having cold feet is just part of enduring the winter doldrums. 5. Myth: You have to buy a lot of expensive materials and products to weatherize and insulate your home. 6. Myth: Electric blankets waste energy. 7. Myth: Your water heater always works efficiently.