Home Water Savings Tip #467 – Inside – Use Compost or Green Bin, Not Sink Garbarator

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 467, Use Compost or Green Bin, Not Sink Garbarator. These devices can be addictively convenient. There you are, near the sink and trying to put a plate in the dishwasher. It can be more convenient to simply scrape the food scraps off the plate into the sink's … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #184 – Check Along Exterior Walls For Air Leaks

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 184, Check Along Exterior Walls for Air Leaks. In case you have areas which are leaking your air condition created cool air outside and letting the hot outside air in, causing your air conditioner to work harder and longer than it should to cost you more money than it … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #181 – Delay Using Heat Producing Appliances Until Evening

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 181 , Delay Using Heat Producing Appliances Until Evening.  This idea is very good from two perspectives. Why contribute to the heat inside your home when it is the hottest outside and your air conditioner is working its hardest? Second, many utilities have lower … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #180 – Turn Off Air Conditioner When Out On Errands

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 180 , Turn Off Air Conditioner When Out On Errands. This electricity saving tip was submitted by another recent contestant to suggest that you do not need the air conditioner running when you are not at home … even for a little while. Do be careful of any pets needing … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #179 – Turn Off Lights During Hottest Part of Day

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 179 , Turn Off Lights During Hottest Part of Day. this idea was suggested by one of our recent contest participants. Light bulbs generate heat, especially the non-energy saving bulbs. Why heat the house even more during the hottest part of the day when your air conditioner … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #177 – Keep A/C Unit Free From Debris

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 177 , Air Conditioner Unit Free From Grass and Weeds. This is a good reminder to let the air flow freely into your air conditioner unit. The more long grass and weeds that are up against the outside of your unit the harder it has to work to pull fresh air into it, and thus … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #170 – Close Doors To Unused Rooms

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 170 , Close Doors in Unused Rooms. This air conditioning tip will help to shorten the amount of time the air conditioner unit is on. Why have the A/C work to cool the temperature in a room that is not being used? Close the door to this room so the cooled air only cools … [Read more...]

Air Conditioning Cost Saving Tips

Since early last year we have been including a money saving tip each day focusing on different uses of energy or clean water in the home. Currently on alternating days we are providing you with a water saving tip for you to use. Since early March we have been providing  you with an electricity lowering tip also for you to use in your home house or apartment). Where did these money saving ideas come from? Well, from our free Home Energy Saving and Water Saving Guide of … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #166 – Seasonally Open / Close Window Coverings

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 166, Seasonally Open / Close Window Coverings, is like so many of the suggestions in the Guide, is simple and easy to do: during the day keep the drapes, shades and blinds inside the house closed. This helps to keep the sun’s direct sun-light from overheating the inside … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #65 – Outdoor Christmas Lights Only At Night

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 65, Christmas Lights at Night Only, especially the outside Christmas lights. Who can really see them any better when they are on during the day, regardless if you have LED type of Christmas lights? In the winter, only put on your outdoor Christmas lights at night. Better, … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #64 – Transfer Several Days Food From Freezer

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 64, Transfer Several Days of Food (from) Freezer to Fridge. Sure, the less often you have to open your freezer door the less of the very cold air will escape, causing the freezing unit to run less and therefore use less electricity. So, plan ahead and take out items from … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #63 – Turn Off Appliances and Computer When Leaving Room

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 63, Turn Off Appliances / Computer (when) Leaving Room. Again, a no brainer. If you are finished with the appliance / computer for a while, why leave it on to consume electricity and increase the size of your electric utility bill? Save your money; get in electricity … [Read more...]

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