The experts at Mr. Value Electricians want you to get the most out of your electrical setup. That means not only having the safest quality equipment possible, but also practicing responsible and efficient usage techniques.
Your heating and cooling system is one of the largest culprits in unrealized energy consumption, which can be wasted if your home isn’t optimized. A few tips to save energy in any season:
Close windows to contained cooled or heated air
Run ceiling fans to circulate controlled air
Check SEER ratings on equipment
Set thermostat to “auto” setting
Lighting is a convenience that should only follow you from room to room. Apart from making sure you shut off lights when you leave, you can also:
Buy energy-efficient, long-lasting CFL bulbs
Use motion detectors and timers on lights
Install lamps in corners to reflect light off walls
Your water system is interconnected with your other home utilities. By practicing responsible water usage, you can also save money in other areas.
There are many things you can do with your electronics and electrical equipment in your home to save energy, from turning them off to using them responsibly.