»5 Tips To Reduce Your Electricity Bill

Nowadays everyone is trying to live a little bit greener. There are a lot of things you can do besides recycling cans and bottles to keep our Earth healthy. There is no doubt that one of the best things you can do is to become more energy efficient and start saving electricity. This reduces the need to use limited resources, reduces pollution, and saves money. energyefficiency It is so easy to do you can use 5 little tips that won't radically change your life but will lower your power bill. Everybody knows that triple glazed glass can save you money on your power bill but unless you are building your house that knowledge won't do you much good. The proper use of window treatments can have the same effect by keeping out summer sun and letting it in during the winter for natural solar heating. Using energy efficient bulbs is another way you can reduce your power bill but there is another way to get the same savings. Instead of changing the bulbs you can change the switch. A dimmer switch can drastically reduce the energy you use. Water heating costs are a big part of any power bill. You can reduce the amount your water heater uses by lowering the temperature from 140 degrees to 120 degrees and wrap it in a thermal blanket. The blanket will pay for itself in just a couple of months by saving electricity. On the topic of temperatures, for a few dollars you can buy a programmable thermostat. It will save money in two ways. One is that you are not going to fiddle with the temperature and over heat or over cool. The second is it can adjust the temperature for times when the house will be empty. One last thing that can start you saving energy right away is motion sensors on outdoor lights. They not only save electricity by turning them on when need but also provide a little extra security. A burglar cannot tell if it is a motion detector of if they have been spotted. These are just a few of the things you can do to reduce your power bill. When you combine them with your recycling you can help keeping the Earth greener.

11.01.2012, of Sindy

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