Keeping with our theme from the last post we are focusing on additional ways to increase energy efficiency. We searched around and found a few common and helpful tips for saving money and reducing your energy consumption.
By using cold water when washing clothes you can save up to $63/yr.
Energy-efficient halogen incandescent bulbs, CFLs and LED lighting technology can reduce up to 80% of typical light bulb energy use.
It is important to have your heating and air ducts inspected for leaks, 20% of your air tends to leak through faulty seals, which causes your system to work harder.
If your television is currently near your thermostat you may be causing your system to work harder! Move them further away to save energy.
Unplugging appliances or electronics when not in use can help save! A computer alone running all day can cost around $75/yr.