Why Should You Care About Energy Efficiency?


We have talked previously about the benefits of maintaining your heating and air conditioning units.  It actually saves you money in the long run!  But did you also know other ways to be energy efficient?

  • You can actually save up to 30% on your electrical bill by buying energy star appliances
  • By utilizing energy-efficient halogens, CFLs or LEDs you save 30-80% on your energy bill as well! You could save up to $100 a year by replacing those old incandescents! Who doesn’t want an extra $100 in their pocket?
  • By washing your clothes in cold water instead of hot could save you as much as $63 a year as well!

Many of us grew up leaving the lights on all day long at home whether we were home or not.  We now know better.  Did you know that being energy efficient not only helps the environment but helps our economy as well?

Stay tuned this week as we talk more about Why You Should Care About Energy Efficiency.