20 Eco-Friendly Options to Save on Electricity

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Are you looking for a way to reduce your carbon footprint? Your search ends here! Nittolo & Son gathered twenty tips to lower your environmental impact and your electric costs. Go through our list below and see how you can save.

 

  1. Replace your regular light bulbs with a Light Emitting Diode (LED) or Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL).
  1. Turn off lights when you’re not in the room.
  1. Choose one night a week to have dinner by candlelight.
  1. Install solar-powered outdoor lighting.
  1. Install solar panels.
  1. Or look into using wind turbines.
  1. Plant trees to shade your home during the summer months.
  1. Choose ENERGY STAR® appliances ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency).
  1. Plug your major appliances into power strips and unplug when not in use.
  1. Unplug all other appliances (mixers, coffee makers, lamps) when not in use.
  1. Or use appliances timers on their power source.
  1. Use rechargeable batteries.
  1. Install a programmable thermostat.
  1. Hang your clothes to dry instead of using a dryer.
  1. Use a broom instead of a vacuum whenever possible.
  1. Turn your water heater down to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
  1. Cool your home naturally by opening your windows.
  1. In the colder months, open your shades to let the sun warm your home.
  1. Get a home energy audit.
  1. Ask an expert from Nittolo and Son.

 

Whether you want to install a backup generator or get a service upgrade Nittolo & Son is here to help. Call or text us today at (973) 377-2266 to schedule an appointment.

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