Novo-Solar-Nest-Thermostat February 4th, 2015

Being eco-conscious doesn’t always have to be expensive! Save energy and money with these 5 helpful energy-saving tips:

Monitor Your Energy Use

Reducing your monthly electric expenses can really make a difference. Start monitoring your electrical use by adding a plug load monitor to any outlet in your house. The monitor will display how much energy your device or appliance uses and when. This will help monitor your energy use.

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Install Dimmer Switches

Still using incandescent light bulbs? Try adding a dimmer switch, they help the bulb last longer.

Add a Monitor Sensor

Motion sensors turn off outdoor lighting fixtures when no one is around. These can be used in areas of your home that aren’t used so much.

Set a Programmable Thermostat

A programmable thermostat helps you monitor the heat in your house and can help you save up to $200 a year.

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Buy an Insulating ‘Blanket’

Adding a blanket to your hot-water heater can help cut lower your water heating. If your tank is warm to the touch, it’s losing heat.

These 5 tips were referenced from the following article:

Good Housekeeping Website

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