10 energy saving hacks for your home

NOV 24, 2017 AT 07:27 AM


6.Shrink your bill – use cold water to wash your clothes


Know the appliances in your house that use high amounts of energy – 90% of a washing machine’s expenditure is spent on heating water, so when washing clothes at 30 to 40oC, you will save significant energy amounts, up to $115 per year.

Cooking and storage of food

During winter and fall months, your house can get cold, forcing you to turn up your heater. The more hours and days, you turn it up, the higher your energy bill – but you cannot live without the heat. During other days, most consumption is due to things like the refrigerator and microwave, but you really cannot eliminate these items from your home.