BALTIMORE (WJZ) – As a renter, you can’t make drastic changes to your living space, but there are still a few things you can do to save energy.

Mary Bubala reports maintaining your window coverings is important.

Take a look at what you’re using and install new coverings if necessary. For the winter you will want to leave the coverings down for increased insulation, but letting the sun shine in will increase efficiency in the summer months, as well.