New Year, New Savings! 3 Resolutions That Will Help You Save Energy and Money

Its a new year and that means new savings opportunities. Check out a few ways you can save energy and money this year.

Unplug A Little.

Between working from home, virtual learning, and other home entertainment electronics, its easy to get carried away with all the plugs. Unplug devices that are not in use or invest in an advanced smart power strip, which automatically cuts electricity in idle equipment of your choosing. You can find a smart power strip in the DCSEU’s Home Energy Conservation Kits here.

Complete a Home Energy Repair.

Dealing with a draft or a cold spot in your home? Or are you tired of having to get up to adjust the thermostat? Completing a home energy repair such sealing drafts or installing a smart thermostat can make a difference in saving energy and money in the new year.

Make the Switch.

Commit to replacing bulbs in your home’s five most frequently-used light fixtures for LED bulbs. The DCSEU offers 6 LED light bulbs in our Home Energy Conservation Kits. You can also purchase smart bulbs at your local retailers that allow you to control the lighting right from your phone. It also helps to get in the habit of switching off the lights when you leave a room.

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