Valuable Information! Use Less Energy, Save $$

"Your Best Interest is My Priority"

"When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves"

-David Orr

Dear Friend,

Around the globe energy conservation continues to be a popular topic and more tools are being developed daily to help you win. Newer tchnologies such as flourescent bulbs, which require less wattage, and energy efficient appliances willhelp you save money over time and help you do your part to curb climate change.

For this month's Item of Value I have provided you with a guide to conseerving enrgy around the house.Many of these tuips won't cost you anything and all of them will cut down on your gas and electricity bills.You will also find the best way to reinvest the money you're saving on your energy bill to create even more savings.

I am here to help you out when it comes to helping out the environment. Now, going green will help you save some green.



It Takes Less Energy to Save Big Money!

You can save money by changing your energy habits.Here are some tips to revise your energy habits that can pay big dividends, month after month. For even more click here

  • Compact fluorescent lights are the least expensive way to light your home and save the environment. ENERGY STAR qualified light bulbs use about 75% less energy than incandescent bulbs and last up to 10 times longer. They can save about $30 or more in electricity costs over each bulb's lifetime.
  • Did you know that 75% of the power used by home electronics is consumed while they are off? You can prevent this by plugging them into a power strip and flicking off the switch to cut power to the appliance. Unplug battery chargers when not in use.
  • Adding a ceiling fan in a kitchen helps reduce heat and ventilate the air.

The 6 Largest Energy Consumers

ENERGY STAR Qualified Products save up to 15-20% on your energy bills. Here are the biggest energy hogs and the percentage you can save over older, outdated appliances. For more info see our expanded article

  1. Refrigerator - Save 15%
  2. Washer/Dryer - Save 50%
  3. AC/Heat - Save30%
  4. Water Heater - 50% more efficient
  5. Dishwasher - Save 25%
  6. Stove/Oven - more efficient

Check out the energy calculator on the expanded version of this article to see just how much you can save with the purchase of an ENERGY STAR appliance. The savings can be reinvested into other energy, money saving products.

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