10 Energy Saving Tips For Your Household
Have you ever confused about the electric bills rise in the winter? Fireplaces, heaters, lights, and gas burning, all that devices can add up to much energy used and a spike in utility bills. Fortunately, there are ways you can further reduce your gas and electricity bills.
Here are some tips on how to cut down:
1. Change supplier
Switching to a cheaper deal, it requires minimal effort on your side.
2. Use more efficient gadgets and appliances
Replacing old appliances to energy-saver light bulbs and A+++ rated dishwashers, and avoiding wasted power by switching devices off at the plug.
3. Switch off standby appliances
Turning off appliances that use stand by energy such as TVs, stereos, and computers when you're not using them can save up to $100 per year.
4. Cautious about the thermostat
Only fill the kettle with the amount you need for your hot drinks. Boiling extra water uses an additional power.
5. Take shorter showers
Heating water is expensive. People tend to have warmer, longer showers in winter. As heating water is costly, reducing bath time is beneficial to save energy.
6. Switch electric heater
With an equivalent electric heater instead of a heat pump in your living space can keep you around 500 a year.
7. Use a smart meter
Having profound details about how much electricity you use and when is essential. With the help of an own meter, you can monitor the exact amount of power and your habits of using heat.
8. Check for gas and electricity bill.
See if you can get a discount on your energy bill by paying by direct debit or opting for online billing.
9. Send regular bill
Send your supplier regular meter readings to help keep your bills accurate.
10. Get a new boiler
Replacing an old G-rated gas boiler (with programmer and room thermostat) with a new A-rated condensing model, including a programmer, you could save from the gas bill of a typical semi-detached home.
Hope these tips would help you save the energy and reduce the electric fees.
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