Audit Your Home's Electrical Usage

The first step is understanding where and how electricity is used in your home. This allows you to identify the biggest areas for potential savings. Here are some things you can do:

Upgrade Old/Inefficient Appliances and Devices

Replacing outdated appliances like refrigerators, washers, and AC units with ENERGY STAR certified models can make a huge dent in your electric bill. Some changes to consider:

Choose Energy Efficient Electronics

When purchasing new electronics like computers, TVs and game consoles, look for the ENERGY STAR label to ensure you get the most energy efficient models. Also:

Leverage Smart Home Technology

Smart thermostats, lighting controls and power monitoring systems allow you to easily track and manage your home's electrical usage with your smartphone and automatically cut power waste.

The key is taking a whole-home approach to understand where electricity is being used, identify inefficient devices and practices, and take steps to improve energy efficiency everywhere possible. Following these wiring tips will help you save energy and money!