Jan 022011
 

As we all know, people around the globe are already facing shortages of energy. We are all suffering because we use too much of everything. But if we make just a little effort and try to change our habits, we can save a lot of money and with that we can save our environment. You will be amazed how small things can change the world. Here are a several tips on how to save energy.

If you use energy saving light bulbs or better known as CFLs, you can save around 75% of electricity. It is true that these energy saving light bulbs are more expensive but they will last years longer then normal light bulbs and save you money on your electricity bill.

One of the best ways to save energy while you washing your clothes are to wash it with cold or warm water instead of hot when you can. Also, don’t use dryer if it’s not full. Instead, you can dry your clothes on clothesline.

If you can, try to take shower instead of bath. In that way you will save money on heating bill, and reduce water usage.

If you do not use some of your appliances, unplug it from power supply, because even if appliance is switched off, it still consuming the electricity.

When you are buying home appliances and computer equipment, always look for ones that have energy star labels, because that is the only way to know that this appliance was made by the strict government rules and that meets guidelines of energy efficiency.

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Author: Zoran Manic
Article Source: EzineArticles.com
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