Energy Tips for Around the House
It's easy to forget that electricity isn't a natural resource. It takes fuel and manpower to make electricity so convenient. And though it's affordable, it's not free. Using electricity wisely conserves resources, avoids emissions, and saves money. Here are some tips to help you save energy and money.
Heating and CoolingDialing the right setting on your thermostat, while using ceiling fans in the summer or an extra layer of clothing in the winter, can save a good bit of money.
Water HeatingSolar thermal water heating may be an option in your area. Installations can pay off within five years and may offer significant savings on water heating depending on your climate.
Kitchen, Laundry, and LightingInvest in an ENERGY STAR®-qualified appliance, and your "payback" on that investment can be realized in dollar savings on your utility bills.
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