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Energy saving tips for this summer season

The bulk of the energy used in a typical single family residence will be for heating and cooling purposes. Most often approximately 55% of the total energy consumption of a residence will be used for these purposes. Regardless of the kind of HVAC systems that are in your home, you can reduce expense and increase your comfort level by regularly maintaining and upgrading your system. Continue reading Energy saving tips for this summer season

Five Air Conditioning Problems That Are Costing You A Lot Of Money Every Day

Air conditioning units cost a lot of money to run on a daily basis. You want to be comfortable, but you don’t want to throw money down the drain, so it’s important that your unit is running efficiently. We’re going to look at some of the big problems people come up against, because if you know what to look out for you will know when something is wrong. This will mean you save a lot of money, plus you’ll stay comfortable at the same time. Continue reading Five Air Conditioning Problems That Are Costing You A Lot Of Money Every Day

High Power Bills In Economy 7 Can Be Traced To Faulty Storage Heaters

The electric storage heater is married to Economy 7 (E7). As with any marriage, things can go wrong. Here, then, are tips on what to look for if your heating bill goes up, and you suspect that the storage heater might be the cause. Continue reading High Power Bills In Economy 7 Can Be Traced To Faulty Storage Heaters

Tips For Performing A Household Energy Comparison

Snapping up a good tariff deal is smart. Even smarter is finding out whether your residential power usage is commensurate with your actual needs. It’s fine to pay less per kilowatt hour, but if you’re using more kilowatt hours of power than is necessary, you’re not realizing any true savings. Review these tips for performing a household energy comparison to see whether you can squeeze any more savings from your utility usage. Continue reading Tips For Performing A Household Energy Comparison

The top ways to make your air cleaner and healthier

When you clean and tidy your property, generally you will tend to clean and tidy the surfaces. You’ll give the floor a vacuum, you’ll probably dust the surfaces and spray some disinfectant in the bathroom and kitchen… and then once everything’s cleared out the way you’ll consider yourself done. In reality though, your surfaces only really make up a very small portion of your property – what takes up a lot more space is simply the empty gaps between those various surfaces. It’s the air that actually causes the surfaces to get dirty in the first place. It’s the air that carries the larger proportion of germs that eventually end up affecting us. And it’s the air that we actually breathe into our bodies all the time. Continue reading The top ways to make your air cleaner and healthier

Electrical devices that can make or break your Economy 7 savings

When it comes to electricity consumption, all devices are not created equally. In fact, a few of your devices are likely responsible for a huge percentage of your energy usage each month. When you have the Economy 7 tariff enabled in your home, it is especially important to realize which electronics are the greatest culprits for using electricity. These appliances are the ones that you should make every effort to run only in the seven daily hours during which you are charged a lower rate for your power usage. Here are some of the worst offenders when it comes to electricity consumption. Continue reading Electrical devices that can make or break your Economy 7 savings