Being eco-conscious doesn’t always have to be expensive! Save energy and money with these 5 helpful energy-saving tips:
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.
Still using incandescent light bulbs? Try adding a dimmer switch, they help the bulb last longer.
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.
A programmable thermostat helps you monitor the heat in your house and can help you save up to $200 a year.
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.
See 5 more tips to help you save money and help the environment.