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10 Ways to Save Electricity

Source: The Internet Journalist

  1. Buy Energy Star products, as they have met “strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the EPA and US Department of Energy”.
  2. When building or renovating a house, place insulation in the walls, ceiling and floor. It can save as much as 55% of energy in heating and 50% of energy in cooling.
  3. Don’t add blinds to your windows, rather “tint” them with Low-E glazing.
  4. Invest in a washing line, and use it to dry your clothes. This way, you are taking advantage of solar power, without the solar panels!
  5. Buy Energy Saver light bulbs, like Compact Fluorescent bulb. They can use nearly 80% less energy, but can match, or often excel the light output of a traditional filament bulb. They also emit a white light, which is more pleasant on the eye.
  6. Buy appliances that can run off batteries, rather than plug them in the wall, like an alarm clock.
  7. If installing light in your garden, buy the self-sufficient Solar-powered lights, which have a perfect beautiful glow.
  8. Take part in outdoor sport, such as football or tennis. This gets you out of the house, and prevents you from relying on a TV or computer for entertainment, and thus saving electricity.
  9. Invest in solar panels. This can be expensive, and so I’ve saved it for last, but with nearly 50% efficiency being reached in testing (If it’s not surpassed already), Solar power will become very viable and more affordable in the future.
  10. BONUS: 10. Unplug cell phone chargers / camera chargers if you aren’t using them. They consume a constant stream of electricity when plugged in, which seems small, until you have 6 or 7 of them.

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