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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

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

Should I get a tankless water heater?

Do you hate taking cold showers? Many households suffer from not enough hot water for various reasons. Perhaps you have quite a few people living under one roof, or someone in your household loves to take extremely long showers. Or maybe running your dishwasher or washing machine right before you take a shower drains the water heater. Many people consider installing a tankless water heater as a solution to the problem. Continue reading Should I get a tankless water heater?

Help the environment and save money at the same time

Becoming green doesn’t’ mean turning into a vegan or a PETA member and becoming all radical. It is profitable to live green and help the environment. You will save the earth, save yourself and save money. What is better than that? Many people say that they will not go in debt to be green, but here is the great news. Being green and environmental is nothing new. The philosophy of saving the world is built around the ideas of consuming less, buying only what you need, using things and stuff until they are worn out and recycling where you can. Frugality and environmental living is almost the same thing. Continue reading Help the environment and save money at the same time

Seven easy ways to go green

You can take your bike everywhere and to eat a vegan diet produced from garden grown foods. However, you’d take it with a pinch of salt and the world would be no way better because of it. So, here’s how you can take one step at a time and help the world when doing so. Continue reading Seven easy ways to go green

Green energy on a budget

Do you find green energy systems too expensive? If you cannot afford to invest in a green energy system, you should look into reducing your energy consumption so you can power your home with a smaller system. Upgrade your appliances with energy-efficient ones and replace your light bulbs too. You could even replace your light bulbs with solar tubes to use natural sunlight instead of electricity. Do your best to shut off the appliances you do not need and turn the lights off when you exit a room. Improving the insulation of your meeting planning company by adding an additional layer or replacing your current insulation should also help you save a lot on heating. Get a power monitor to keep track of how much power you use in every room of your house.    Continue reading Green energy on a budget