Home Energy Efficiency Tips
Did you know that the average household will spends at least $2,100 on home energy each year? The good news is that we have provided the following energy-saving tips so that you can keep your money where it belongs, in your pocket.
Energy Saving Tips for Californians:
First and foremost, to improving the comfort and efficiency of your home is to consider having a professional home energy audit. A professional energy auditor can evaluate your home and identify any suggested energy-saving improvements.
Washing your clothes in cold water will save at least $63 a year.
Install a programmable thermostat to save up to 10% on cooling and heating costs.
Be sure to use your window shades. Keep them closed on the sunny side of the house during the summer and open in the winter to bring in the sun and keep your home warm.
Turn off all lights, appliances and electronics not in use. Change to energy efficient light bulbs. You will reduce energy use by as much as 80%.
Look for the Energy Star label, the government's symbol of energy efficiency, on all home appliances. This can save as much as 30% on related electricity bills.
Use low-flow faucets and shower heads to save on water bills.
Clean or change filters regularly. A dirty furnace or air conditioner filter will make the system work harder to keep you warm or cool.
Reduce water heater temperature to 130° F to save energy and money on heating water. Also enclose the water storage tank in a specially-designed "blanket" to retain the heat.
Seal air leaks and properly insulate. This will save up to 20% on heating and cooling bills.
It is up to you to save money and energy in your own home. Saving energy reduces our nation's demand for the resources needed to produce energy, and improving your energy efficiency will add another clean energy source to your power grid, which means money in your pocket. Improving your energy efficiency can also improve the comfort of your home and your lifestyle.
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