Energy Saving Week

We are all feeling the effects of energy pricing rising over the last year, with prices still very high.

Energy-saving practices not only contribute to a greener environment but can also help you save money on your utility bills.

Here are some tips to make money and save energy during Energy Saving Week:

Home Energy Audit:

  • Conduct a home energy audit to identify areas where energy is being wasted. Many utility companies offer free energy audits, or members can use online tools to assess their energy usage. Find below the links for more helpful tips on how to save energy.

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Energy Saving Trust

Upgrade to Energy Efficient Appliances:

  • Consider replacing old appliances with Energy Star certified ones. While there might be an initial cost, the long-term energy savings can justify the investment.

Use LED bulbs:

  • Replace incandescent bulbs with energy- efficient LED bulbs. LED bulbs use less energy and last longer, resulting in lower electricity bills.

Unplug Electronics:

  • Unplug electronic devices and chargers when they are not in use. Many devices consume standby power, contributing to unnecessary energy costs.

Negotiate Utility Rates:

  • Contact your utility providers to inquire about available discounts, promotions, or better rates. Some Utility companies offer special programs for energy- efficient practices.

Government Rebates and Incentives:

  • Research available governments rebates and incentives for energy- efficient upgrades. Many governments offer financial rewards for initiatives like installing solar panels or upgrading insulation.

Encouraging members to adopt these energy- saving practices not only benefits their wallets but also contributes to a more sustainable and eco- friendly lifestyle.