Top Ways To Cut Your Energy Cost at Home

Winter time is one of the most common times to see an increased energy bill. With the heat cranked up, and the increased time spent in the home, it might seem like your energy bill might be going through the roof, but there are many ways you can prevent that. With some minor changes, you can begin to save energy and lower your electric bill.

Switch to LEDs

If you are still lighting most of your home with Incandescent bulbs, it could be a big reason why your energy bill is so high. LED bulbs can cut down your electric bill. To not break the bank on a complete light bulb swap out, begin replacing the lights you use the most with LEDs.  You can then begin to replace the rest as they blow out.

Upgrade Your Appliances

If your appliances are from a past decade, they are another source of energy waste. Outdated appliances can suck a lot of energy and be costing you tons of cash, Today’s modern appliances have higher energy ratings and are created to stop energy waste. An upgrade now can save you money down the line!

Programmable Thermostats

If you are looking for a comfortable home, that can also save you money, think programmable thermostats. A programmable thermostat lets you set temperatures based on different times of the day, so you never have to worry about adjusting the heat before you leave.

Think Motion Sensor Lights

Never worry about leaving a light on in a room again, with motion sensor lights, you can cut down on your lighting use helping your energy cost. Indoors and out, sensor lights are a great way to keep the lights in your home from sucking your energy dry.

Dim The Lights

A light dimmer is another excellent feature. Not only can it help improve the lighting in your home, but it can also improve the cost of it. Allowing your lights to be on different degrees of brightness is a great way to save cash.

TFC Electric provides residential and commercial electrician services to homes and businesses across Suffolk County, Long Island. Contact us online to get started with a free estimate, or call (631) 589-2800.


February 23, 2018