We are lucky to live in an age of virtually uninterrupted power supply. We wake up each day fully knowing that the lights will switch on and that our appliances will work. Power has become a permanent and an important part of our daily lives. However, did you know that our sources of power are dwindling? Yes, power shortages can and are happening. That is why we should do our part to conserve energy whenever we can. These eight tips can help get you started on home energy conservation.
1. Use Energy Star Appliances
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When you are buying or upgrading appliances make sure to look for the Energy Star logo. While Energy Star qualified appliances are initially expensive, you will be saving more money in the long run. These appliances are environmentally-friendly and are energy and cost efficient.