Small Leaks Can Add Up To Gallons of Water

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Ignoring those small water leaks can lead to paying big bucks. Leakage can add up to gallons of water if you do not address the problem. We have some water conservation tricks to make sure you’re not wasting gallons. Use Automatic Taps Automatic faucets make sure you save water. You can buy them for urinals and showerheads. Insulate Your Water Heater You should insulate the first three feet of the heated water pipe. If your water heater is seven years old or older, make sure you wrap it in insulation to retain water heat. And, while we are on the subject of water heaters, when it is time to buy one you should buy the most energy efficient model.   View More


Energy Saving Tips For Renters

Monday, April 30, 2018

Energy saving is not just for homeowners, saving extends to everyone. No tip is too small when it comes to saving you money. Check out these 3 methods to help keep cash in your wallet. Avoid Over-Drying Your Clothes: If your dryer has a moisture sensor that will automatically turn the machine off when clothes are done, use it to avoid over- drying. Remember to clean the lint trap before every load. Dry full loads, or reduce drying time for partial loads. Hang drying is also an option! Wash Your Laundry With Cold Water: To save water, try to wash full loads or, if you must wash a partial load, reduce the level of water appropriately. Hot water heating accounts View More


10 Ways To Save Energy At Home

Monday, April 9, 2018

Through the extreme weather, whether is it is super hot or extremely cold, people always use too much of something. Temperatures heat up and we blast our air conditioners, when the weather dramatically drops, we crank up the heat. The average U.S. household will spend about $2,100 on home energy in a year. There are several ways to spend less money and stay comfortable in your home. These small steps can lead to big savings. Let’s Save. Unplug Appliances and Turn Off Lights: Though some things are not in use, they still draw a small amount of power. For example, kitchen appliances and televisions can be unplugged until you are ready to put them to use. Also, turn off your View More


Recycle, Reuse, Reduce – Tips and Ideas

Friday, November 17, 2017

  We are all familiar with the terms recycle, reuse, reduce; three brilliant ways you can reduce your amount of waste, save energy and protect your environment. However, the practice of these three Rs should not be limited only to Earth Day and Environment Day alone. It should be a part of our daily life instead. Here is a collection of tips that reduce the load of household rubbish and waste and save energy. Recycle Aluminum cans: Empty soda and juice cans are made of aluminum that is 100% recyclable. Recycling cans to make new ones only takes 5% of the energy used in making a new one from scratch. Paper: Paper forms about 1/3 of the industrial waste in View More


Reasons for an Unusually High Electric Bill

Thursday, November 16, 2017

  As an electric bill is the most significant and inevitable part of your monthly budget, an increase in that bill may negatively affect your financial stability. Although there are many reasons for a hike in an energy bill, figuring out the real reason is essential in knowing how much your energy usage has gone up and how can you reduce your energy consumption. When you receive a high electric bill, look at the amount of energy usage (kWh). If your energy usage is the same as the previous month’s usage, you should check the rate your energy provider has charged. It could be possible that you are being charged an increase in price or some extra service fees. The View More