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22 Ways We Can Save Energy At Home

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How can we save energy at home?

The question is “how can we save energy?” Exploring alternative energy sources and using them gives us the chance to understand.

Although fossil fuels will last for this century, our generation has always been looking for renewable sources of energy. The reasons are: they are renewable, cheap and environmentally friendly.

The first step being environmentally friendly is saving energy. Consuming less energy decreases our carbon footprint. The smart energy use at home helps to spend less on energy and on the other hand it occurs lower carbon emission.

Anybody has got ideas to save energy at home, like turn the heating down or switch completely off the electrical appliances. Are there more ways to save on energy?

Of course there are more ideas then we think. Everybody has got own habits to reduce energy. I am going to give you ideas how can we save energy at home. There are also many smart devices to save energy.

Kitchen:

  • Boil the right amount of water in your kettle by your needs
  • Use your dishwasher in Eco mode
  • Use your dishwasher on full load
  • Use lid if you boil water in a pan
  • Shut off the burner a few minutes before it’s done and let the residual heat finish the cooking
  • Check your freezer regularly. A very icy freezer consumes 2 or 3 times more energy then normally
  • Take out the frozen foods of your freezer a night before. Do not use the microwave to melt them down
  • Turn down your washing machine to 30 degrees
  • Use the right programs for your laundry
  • Load your washing machine as recommended
  • Use ropes or airer outside in your garden
  • Do not use your tumble dryer unless it is necessary
  • If possible, buy AAA rated kitchen appliances
22 Ways We Can Save Energy At Home
Living room:

  • Switch all the appliances completely off when they are out of use. The stand by mode consumes lot of energy
  • Use energy saving bulbs
  • Stick an isolating foil onto the wall behind the radiators
  • Use a Wind-up led torch, which does not need battery
  • Switch off your computer if you do not need it
  • Check the holes on your wall and the isolation around your doors and windows
Bathroom:

  • Set up your water heater to provide the correct amount of hot water a day
  • Use energy saving bulbs
  • Unplug chargers that are not charging small electronics