Saving on the use of electricity is not only a way to save money, but great for a sustainable lifestyle. Many people these days install solar systems for their power needs, but this is still quite expensive and it takes a while to recoup your investment. If you intend to stay in the house for 10 or more years, that will allow you to recoup, but if you are planning to move soon, don’t go to the expense; you are not likely to get it back in the sale price.
However, there are many other ways to save on the use and thus, the cost of electricity and in doing so, you help save the earth’s resources. Here are some tips to help you.
- Don a jumper and fleece track-pants before switching on the heater of an evening.
- Some evenings you can stay warm on the sofa until bedtime with rug.
- Wear warm socks and slippers if your feet feel cold.