Home Water Saving Tip #391 – Inside – Full Dishwasher Loads

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 391, Full Dishwasher Loads. Yes, if you use a dishwasher make sure you only use it when, if at all possible, you have a full load of dishes, plates, pots, pans, etc. Simple. This way you will use your automatic dishwasher less, which will use both less clean water and less … [Read more...]

PAR 20 LED Lighting For The Home

A19 LED vs Incandescent Light Bulb

In the past few articles within this LED home lighting series, we have reviewed different uses of LED type of lighting for typically the most common type of light bulb used in homes in Canada and the United States, the A19 bulb. Having replaced most of the A19 light bulbs, CFL and incandescent, in our home with the EcoSmart 9 Watt (8.6 Watts to be more precise) LED light bulb we were now ready to tackle the second most common light bulb in our home, the PAR 20. Here is a picture of Home … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Use Pot Lids

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 35, Use Lids on Pots To Reduce Cooking Time. Absolutely. Why boil water in a pot with the lid off? It will take more time and consume more energy. Same thing when simmering food in a pot. Keep the lid on to reduce the amount of energy needed to cook the food (as well as … [Read more...]

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