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Energy efficiency is not just good for the environment, it’s also good for your wallet.
Conserving energy helps everyone! There are some helpful steps you can take to ensure you are making your home efficient. When you decide to cut back on the amount of energy you utilize, you will be saving your family money.
There are various steps that you can take to ensure that your home will be more energy efficient. While some energy efficient changes in the home are a one off investment, other changes are simple things that you can do each day.
The info graphic below from NJP Electrical. Details some simple steps that will help ensure that your home is as energy efficient as possible. It’s important that you’re aware that you do not have to follow each step to be energy efficient.
Implementing a few of these changes will ensure that you’ll be saving the environment, energy and money! On top of this, an energy efficient home will be more comfortable and warm. So everyone wins!
The most operational plan for refining household energy efficiency is to firstly target your house’s doors, walls, windows and attic. After this, you can move on to improving the energy efficiency of systems including lighting, cooling, heating, cooling and appliances. Lastly, you can look into utilising a clean energy generation like geothermal or solar. Some energy conservation steps include:
- Using compact fluorescent light bulbs. (aka CFLs)
- Insulating your home.
- Installing programmable thermostat.
- Purchasing and using a rainwater collection system.
- Fixing your furnace.
- Scheduling an energy efficiency audit.
- Using solar panels.
- Revamping your windows.
- Ensuring your water heater is warm.
- Replacing old appliances.
- Efficiently using your appliances.
- Plant some trees.
For all the details, let’s take a look at the infographic now! Is your home energy efficient? Let us know how you conserve energy in your home in the comment section below!
Infographic: NJP Electrical