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Stop the Energy Grinch From Stealing Your Home

Stop the PENERGY GRINCH from Stealing Your HOme This Holiday Season The holiday season can drive energy costs through the roof if you're not careful! WHERE IS IT ALL GOING? HAIR DRYER 1.2K WATTS / HR CENTRAL AIR 15K WATTS / HR WATER PUMP REFRIGERATOR 1K WATTS / HR 3K WATTS / HR LIGHT BULB 60 WATTS / HR ELECTRIC RANGE 1K WATTS / HR COMPUTER 400 WATTS / HR SPACE HEATER 1.5K WATTS / HR CLOTHES DRYER 4K WATTS / HR But these tips can help you keep your utility bills under control and your money in your bank account! Save energy by programming your temperature at 68° F Save up to $36 annually on electric ranges by using the right-sized pots on burners Keep gas range burners clean to ensure maximum efficiency Install ENERGY STAR certified light fixtures and replace standard light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLS), which generate less heat. V ENERGY STAR certified light fixtures use 75% less energy, generate 75% less heat and last up to 10 times longer than standard lighting E Always turn off lights when leaving a room E Set automatic timers for your lights Get LED holiday lights instead of incandescent lights POWER Cook efficiently by putting your bird straight into the oven without preheating Unplug any battery chargers or power adapters when not in use Use inexpensive outlet gaskets to seal any holes around outlets Leaky faucets can result in gallons of water wasted, so take quick action to make any necessary repairs. K Họt water leaking at 1 drip per second adds up to 1,661 gallons of water wasted in a year 1,661 gallons of water works out to approximately $35 in squandered energy costs Save water by only Lower energy consumption by cleaning out your fridge regularly to ensure proper air circulation Keep floor vents and air registers clear to allow free air flow running your dishwasher with a full load Air seal your home against air leakage. Caulk and weather strip areas around doors and windows to prevent air leakage and loss of heat V Replace window screens with storm windows during winter as an extra barrier against cold air Don't let the ENERGY GRINCH drain your bank account! This season, save money by saving energy and make your home a festive one! RESNET. For more information on ways to save energy visit RESIDENTIAL ENERGY SERVICES NETWORK SOURCES: © 2012 Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET)

Stop the Energy Grinch From Stealing Your Home

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Worried about the Energy Grinch stealing your home? We’ve got you covered! Here's an infographic full of great energy saving tips that’ll soon send the Energy Grinch packing!






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