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 #176 – Use Less Lights

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 176 , Use Less Lights for Less Generated Heat. This air conditioning cost saving tip is really useful for those light bulbs in your home that are not CFL or energy saving. The ‘old fashioned’ incandescent type of light bulb can really generate a lot of heat. It is … [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 Electricity Use Tip #53 – Always Use Task Lighting

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 53, Use Task Lighting, Always. Why use ceiling recessed lighting if you only want light to read a book? Instead, use the table lamp (containing a CFL or better yet an LED energy saving light bulb, of course). Why have the recessed ceiling lights on in the kitchen when … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #48 – Use Table Lamps vs Ceiling Lights

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 48, Use Table Lamps vs Ceiling Lights. Using fewer light bulbs to meet the same need usually results in less electricity being used. Additionally, when trying to read typically the closer one is to the light source the brighter the light emitted onto the page and thus … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #47 – Turn Off Dishwasher Heat Drying

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 47, Turn Off Dishwasher Heat Drying. If you use your dishwasher's heating element to dry your dishes you are using a lot of electricity. Most dishwashers have an energy conservation or energy saving mode that you can select which will let the glasses and cups and bowl and … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #46 – Turn Off Lights When Leaving House

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 46, Turn Off Lights When Leaving House. I know, it’s simple and overly obvious. Get into the habit of checking throughout the home that all lights have been turned off before you jump in the car or walk to the park or bus stop. It doesn’t take much except a new habit. … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #363- Heating – Heat Pump

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 363,  Heat Pump. Heat pumps takes the heat from the outside air and puts it into your home. In the summer they can do the reverse to help cool your home. It is not for every area, but check with the suppliers of heat pumps in your area. If you live in an area with … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #362 – Heating – Skylights

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 362,  Install Skylight for Sun’s Heat in Winter. Personally, I am not a fan of skylights for a variety of reasons. However, if you have one professionally and properly installed, it can add not only light into dark areas of your home but through the sun’s UV rays add heat … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #360 – Heating – Radiant Floor Heating

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 360,  Solar Radiant Floor Heating. This type of home heating not only sees the use of radiant floor (vs force air) heating, which has its own advantages, but of using the sun’s UV rays to help provide some of that heat to the home. Radiant floor heating does not dry the … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #359 – Heating – High Efficiency Furnace

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 359,  High Efficiency Furnace. Yes, they are more expensive than non-high efficiency furnaces. However, they are designed to generate more heat from consuming the same amount of, in our home’s case, natural gas. This allows high efficiency furnaces to run less often and … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #358 – Heating – ENERGY STAR Doors

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 358,  ENERGY STAR Doors. What is a door but simply a big hole in the wall? ENERGY STAR doors provide greater savings by keeping more heat inside in the winter. They are more costly than non-ENERGY STAR rated doors, but in the long term they will save you money and reduce … [Read more...]

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