A how to save electricity guide for an eco-friendly center of the good life. Generating electricity requires a lot of resources that deplete the Ozone layer in the atmosphere.
Most of the electricity generated burns fossil fuels. This emits Carbon Dioxide into our atmosphere. These resources are non-renewable as well. It is not sustainable.
The products that use electricity require a lot of resources that deplete the Ozone layer in our atmosphere. Global warming is happening. Exposure to the sun less filtered by the Ozone layer is having a harmful effect on us.
There are many ways to reduce your electric bill. Changing to energy efficient light bulbs is a proven technique for lowering consumption and reducing electric bills.
Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs provide a good balance between energy efficiency and bright light. Light Emitting Diode (LED) are the most energy efficient.
The EnergyStar label denotes products that are manufactured to reduce energy consumption.
Computer plugs may use a smart power strip. It can turn off your computer peripherals, printer, monitor, and router when you turn off your computer and turn them back on when you turn your computer on. There are also outlets on the strip for always on devices. Some have EnergyStar ratings.
Saving electricity is as simple as unplugging appliances when they are not being used. There is a ‘Phantom Load’. Electronics use electricity whenever they are plugged in.
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