Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Saving Money on Your Electricity Bill Without Freezing Your Butt Off

Saving money on your electric bill is not that difficult. There are a few easy ways to reduce the amount of electricity that you are using.

In the Winter Months You Can:

  • Buy and install a window insulation kit
  • Use a fireplace (if you have one). Watch out for No Burn days in California and other states that have these warnings
  • Put rugs under drafty doors
  • Open curtains and blinds to let the sun warm your house
  • Use a heavier blanket on your beds
  • Wear sweats, socks, and slippers in the house
  • Snuggle with your favorite person or pet

Tips That Work all Year:
  • Use a programmable thermostat
  • Use energy efficient appliances and light bulbs
  • Close vents in unused rooms
  • Turn off lights and electronics when not in use