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How To Reduce Your Energy Bills

Posted on June 18, 2013 by Justin Ryan in Maintenance

Electricity is a very important part of our lives and our home.

We consume energy all through the day and most especially at night. Our home utilizes energy in order to keep you warm on cold winter days and to keep you cool during summer.

You make use of energy to give you light whenever you need to. You also use it when youre in need of hot water. All your home electronics and appliances need electricity in order to run.

When electricity comes into play, almost all the things that you do, even the little ones, do matter.

Since most of us are energy users, we all need to know how to utilize the energy in our home more efficiently for us to save not just money but also electricity.

There are some things that can help you learn how to make use of home energy excellently. Hence, energy magazines can help in keeping your hard-earned bucks from walking out your door.

Articles in most home energy magazines come as simple as turning off home appliances and lights when they arent needed or keeping the filters of your air conditioning and heating system always clean. Here are some of the home energy tips and energy saving information that you can find in some home energy magazines:

Home Lighting

1. Whenever possible, utilize natural lights.
2. Turn the lights off when they are not in use
3. Employ compact fluorescent lamp as an alternative to incandescent bulbs.
4. Clean bulbs often.
5. Utilize lamps that give direct illumination over beds and work stations.

Refrigerator

1. Allow your refrigerator to breathe by giving it more space.
2. Be sure that the condenser coils are clean
3. Clean it with a broom or vacuum cleaner at least twice a year.
4. Inspect the door gaskets and make sure that its doors are tightly sealed.
5. Defrost it regularly.
6. Purchase energy efficient refrigerators.
7. Choose the unit with the highest Energy Efficient Factor

Cooking

1. Plan ahead of time and prepare all the ingredients before you cook.
2. Before cooking, it is advisable to thaw first all the frozen foods thoroughly.
3. Be sure to have your pans and pots covered.
4. When cooking in electric stoves, utilize flat-bottomed pans and pots.
5. Switch the electric stove off in the last minute of cooking.

There are also sections in some magazines that can help you come up with home energy conservation plan.


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