Money Saving Tips

Written by Administrator. Posted in Resources

Listed below are some of the easiest and most effective ways to help you conserve energy,
trim costs and gain control over the energy usage in your home.

1.

Cool your home at 77 degrees or warmer with the thermostat fan switch on "auto."

For additional savings, raise your thermostat to 81 degrees or warmer when you're away from home.

6.

Avoid pre-rinsing dishes before putting in dishwasher.

It can save up to $70 a year.

2.

 

 

Use the auto sensor function on your dryer, if you have one, to conserve energy by not over-drying your clothes.


7.

Limit the time you run your pool pump:

 

Summer: no more than six hours a day.

3.

 

Install a programmable thermostat to adjust the temperature automatically and maximize your energy savings.
It also helps to maintain a comfortable temperature when you wake up or return home.


8.

Adjust the water level on your washing machine to match the load size, especially when using hot water.
Always use a cold rinse.

4.

Clean or replace your air conditioner's filter every month to trim your cooling costs and help your unit run more efficiently.

9.

Clean the lint filter in your dryer before every load to dry your clothes faster and save money.

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Turn off your ceiling fan when you leave the room.

A fan that runs constantly can cost up to $7 a month depending on size and age.




10.

Heat your home at 68 degrees or cooler with the thermostat fan switch on "auto."
To save even more, lower your thermostat to 65 degrees or cooler at bedtime or when you're away from home.