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Jan 11, 2017 at 23:04 o\clock

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Converting your home to green energy can provide numerous benefits to you as the home owner, as well as, to the environment and future generations. In this article, you will learn how to incorporate greener energy into your home, which will save you a considerable amount of money and reduce your carbon footprint.

If you want to conserve energy, adjust your air conditioning unit so that it is http://www.daemen.edu/admissions/affordability/financial-aid/external-scholarships/ - http://www.daemen.edu/admissions/affordability/financial-aid/external-scholarships/ - set two degrees higher in the summer and two degrees lower in the winter. You will probably not be able to tell that you have changed it, but taking that step will save you on your monthly bill and bring down your carbon emissions.



Take the time to dry your clothes naturally. The dryer in your home takes up a lot of energy and it is quite simple to just hang your clothes and allow them to air dry. If you do need to use the dryer, then be sure to clean out the lint to help it work more efficiently.

Calculate potential energy generation during the planning of buying home solar systems. This prevents unpleasant surprises in the winter, and it saves money during the summer. If you generate excess energy during the summer, with the right plan, your utility company will send you a check!

Insulate your home. A pre-1950 home that isn't insulated will use approximately 60 percent more energy than a house that was built after 2000. Adding sufficient insulation to your attic and basement will greatly improve your home's energy efficiency. As well as keeping you warm in the winter, you will find that the home remains much cooler in the summer months, reducing the need for an air conditioner.

The average washing machine uses a lot of hot water. It can use over 30 gallons each load. Cut down on its hot water usage by washing in cold water. Many people struggle with this because they insist on having the water warm. If you're one of them, try replacing your machine with an Energy Star unit. Many modern detergents clean clothes really well at low temperatures.

For green energy consumption, you might want to consider an alternative source for your power needs like solar power. If you live in an area with high sunlight year round, you can install these solar panels on your roof and supply parts of your home with this free and clean energy from the sun.

Think about installing natural gas in your home as opposed to other sources of power. Methane is the same fuel produced by cows and in landfills and is one of the cleanest burning gasses available on the market. It is a very green choice when deciding on your energy needs.




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