Turning Off Circuit Breakers While Away?I am leaving my condo for 9 months, what breakers do I shut down?
Energy Efficient Griddle Choice?Which would use less energy, a griddle on top of 220 volt stove or an electric griddle?
Increasing the Lifespan of a Light Bulb?Can you save a light bulb from going out?
How Can I Reduce Freezer Energy Usage?Will using blankets in your freezer to take up space save energy?
Turn Off Unused Lights?Does it cost more to leave lights on or to turn them off and on? I was raised that when you leave a room, you turn off the lights. My husband says to leave lights on and turn them off when you're completely finished for the day.
Making Solar Panels at Home?Can't find former post about DIY solar panels. It was by a woman and could be done for about $150.
The Cost Of Leaving Things Plugged In?Keeping our electric bill down is continually a challenge. We have had over 30 days over 100 this year. I keep a folder to store any tips I find in magazines. While cleaning the folder out last week, I came across a great article I would like to share about high tech's hidden cost. This is average annual energy cost for each item.
Impact of Candle Warmers on Your Electric Bill?I have heard that using electric candlewarmers will really increase your electric bill since it is basically a hot plate. Has anyone noticed this?