Among other things, the pandemic has significantly impacted individual electricity bills. Since most companies have shifted from traditional offices to the comfort of home, so did our energy use. Now, more than ever, we realize how much power we consume daily and its impact on the environment.
Good news: it’s not too late to reverse the situation! In this article, we offer eight creative steps you can take to cut your bill in half. In addition to savings due to energy efficiency, you will also save the planet by reducing your carbon footprint!
Shift your schedule to match the daytime. You may have heard that turning off the light when leaving the room is very energy-efficient. But let’s go even further. Why not reduce luminescence use in the first place? The earlier you go to bed, the less light you will need. Consider doing all of your business in sunlight so you won’t need to keep the desk lamp on for the entire night. Don’t waste the sunshine – turn your desk to the window!
1. Take advantage of free renewable energy. There are so many innovative ways to incorporate eco-friendly solar panels into your household to cut your electricity use. At first, switching to renewable energy might seem like a significant investment. But really, start with smaller steps like power banks with solar batteries and slowly yet steady move towards rooftop solar panels. These short-term expenses are making a long-term difference in our electricity consumption.