The way you use electricity at home offers great opportunities for using energy wisely. For example, did you know that you can reduce your electricity usage for lighting by 75% just by replacing your incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs? Or, that you can reduce your cooling bill by 2% just by raising your thermostat by one degree in the summer.
You can save on your electricity bill by saving energy in major areas of your home cooling, lighting, cooking, dishwashing, water heating, clothes washing, clothes drying and refrigeration.
These simple, low- or no-cost tips can assist you in making your energy decisions and in gaining greater control over your electric bill. By following these and other tips, you also will improve the comfort and convenience of your home. And you’ll help to protect the environment by using energy wisely.
For more information on items that use electricity and how you can save energy in major areas of your home, see below: