Happy Halloween!! Be sure to keep in mind all of the safety tips for being around power lines as you travel down the streets to collect all that Halloween candy! Parents, also be sure to check your childrens candy before they eat it!! Anything that looks tampered with should be discarded of immediately! Have fun and think smart! Check out more tips at… http://ow.ly/pqNmm
Check this tip out!! You should use a microwave oven when possible. A microwave uses up to 50% less energy than a conventional oven.
Did you know?
If you’re still using incandescent bulbs in your fixtures, turning off lights may actually help cut cooling expenses! According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 90 percent of the energy they use is emitted as heat.
Did you know? Washers and dryers can account for as much as 25% of electrical usage. When running these appliances always use a full load. Clean the lint filter in your dryer after each use. This will keep the dryer from running longer.
Here’s a tip!
Rearrange your refrigerator and freezer to make room for the soda and ice cream that’s stashed in your second unit. This extra appliance consumes a considerable amount of energy, so it saves to unplug it.
Do you want to save more money? When using your dishwasher, use short cycles for everything but the dirtiest dishes. This can save up to 25% on hot water and electrical usage. If your dishwasher has an air-dry setting, use it instead of the heat-dry setting. You can save up to 15 to 50% of your energy costs by air drying dishes.
The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index, developed by the Residential Energy Services Network, is the industry standard for measuring a home’s energy efficiency. Click the link below to see how it works.