How to save electricity

How to save money on electricity bills. 25 electricity saving tips at home.

  • Install solar panels on your roof to generate electricity.
  • Buy Energy Star qualified appliances.
  • Buy appliances with low power consumption.
  • Check the temperature insulation of your house.
  • Turn off appliances and gadgets that are in stand by state.
  • Prefer A/C heating to electric/gas/wood heating
  • Prefer fan to A/C
  • Set air conditioner's thermostat to moderate temperature.
  • Use air conditioner heating instead of electric heater
  • Use air conditioner locally in the room instead of the whole house.
  • Avoid opening frequently the refrigerator door.
  • Leave enough space between the refrigerator and the wall to allow ventilation.
  • Turn off the light when you leave the room.
  • Install presence detector to turn lighting off when leaving the room.
  • Use low power light bulbs.
  • Wash your clothes in cold water.
  • Use shorter washing machine program.
  • Fill the washing machine / dryer / dishwasher before operation.
  • Wear clothes that fit the current temperature.
  • Wear thick clothes to keep warm
  • Wear light clothes to keep cool
  • Use the stairs instead of elevator.
  • Set PC energy saving features
  • Use laundry hanger instead of electric dryer.
  • Go to sleep early.
  • Install solar water heater system.
  • Lower water heater temperature
  • Use sunlight instead of artificial light
  • Buy LED TV instead of plasma
  • Reduce TV/Monitor/Phone display brightness
  • Prefer laptop over desktop computer
  • Prefer LED light over incandescent light bulbs.
  • Disconnect electrical charger when it finished charging.
  • Prefer microwave oven over toaster oven

 


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