Now that daylight savings time has ended, we all have to adjust to fewer hours of light.
With the holidays quickly approaching, people are looking to save more money. Here are some quick tips to save energy and money this winter:
· Compact Florescent Lights (CFL’s) use 1/6th the energy that a standard bulb uses while producing the same amount of light.
· Artificial lighting is responsible for about 15 % of a home’s electricity use. Turning off the lights can definitely reduce your home’s energy use—and your family’s energy bill!
· Turn off the video game when not in use- When you leave a game console on when not in use, it’s like leaving as many as three 60-watt light bulbs on.
· Battery chargers can waste up to 20 times more energy than they actually use to charge something, even when they’re not charging anything at all! A good rule of thumb is to unplug anything that is not in use.
Jamie Bajgert, CWP
Uniquely You Wellness Coaching
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