It’s a well known fact that it is essential for humanity to to develop and practice environmentally sustainable habits for the survival of our beautiful planet. Here are some easy changes you can make to go green!
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Turn it down
Lowering your thermostat by just 1 degree saves between $44-$73 a year on your power bill
Switching from incandescent to CFL bulbs can save $180-$300 a year
More is better
One 100-Watt incandescent bulb produces the same amount of light as two 60-watt bulbs, but uses 20% less energy
Another View of Clean Energy
Keep your bulbs clean. Dirt can asorb as much as 50% of the light
It’s about Control
A programmable thermostat can save about $150 a year is set back 8 degrees in the winter for an 8- hour span during the day when no one is home and 10 hours at night
Recharge the planet
although the initial cost for rechargeable batteries is almost double that of alkaline (When you include the charger) the break even point is less than to years, after which the ownership cost for rechargables is less than 25 cents a year
Snooze don’t loose
Turning the sleep functionality on your computer and monitor brings your PC’s energy consumption down to about $20 per year.
Each 5MPH you drive over 60 mph is like paying an additional $.30 per gallon for gas.