New York, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2013
In an attempt to help consumers save on their monthly budget, Debt Consolidation USA provides energy saving tips that will help American households lower their monthly bills. Published on December 2 on their website, the article is given the title “Saving Tips: How To Be More Energy Efficient In Your Home.”
The article begins by stating how there are various reasons for consumers to want to save their money. One is to help with debt payments. The other is to grow their money to reach financial goals. Whatever the reason is, the article encourages consumers to look into their own homes to find the potential to grow their savings.
Debt Consolidation USA want consumers to look into energy saving tips because it will not only save them money, it is also good for the environment. By consuming less energy, the consumer lowers their monthly bill payments and the utility companies do not have to use up too much of the Earth’s resources. Although the article reports only a small amount of the consumer’s income is used for energy bills, the fact that it is good for the environment makes it a great household expense to save on.
The article mentions that consumption has gone down of late simply because the weather is a lot warmer now. The need for the cooling system is not as great as before. But despite that, consumers are encouraged to take steps to keep their energy consumption low by using energy efficient appliances and systems. Modern technology created a lot of these appliances that are meant to keep the use of energy low.
The article proceeded to provide tips for the following:
1. Lights: use of dimmer switches, CFL bulbs, LED lights, motion sensors and solar lighting for outside the home.
2. Heater: proper insulation, use of low flow shower heads, tankless water heater, and programmable thermostat. The article also suggests that consumers use thick blankets so the temperature at night can be turned down low.
3. Cooling: install fans (ceiling and attic), close curtains when the sunlight hits the window, landscaping the outer perimeter to provide shade, conduct regular HVAC maintenance and change the filter regularly.
4. Appliance/equipment: keep refrigerator full as food acts as a natural insulator, air dry laundry, wait until dishwasher and washer are full before using, don’t leave appliances on standby, and switch old appliances to Energy Star.
The article also provided general energy saving tips like availing of energy audits from utility companies. There is no charge for these so consumers are encouraged to avail of this service. The article also reveals that some local utility companies have low peak hours. The consumer should take advantage of these to keep energy consumption low.
To read the whole article, click on this link: http://www.debtconsolidationusa.com/personal-finance/saving-tips-how-to-be-more-energy-efficient-in-your-home.html.
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