Thursday, January 11, 2007

Easy Tips for Saving Money on Electricity has some useful tips on saving on electricity:

Go easy on the oven.

Use fluorescent lights.

Take some temperatures.

Turn off the computer. (not right now)

Use full capacity.

Binge iron.

Please see his blog entry for the details on each of the tips above.

For additional information on saving electricity, check out "Mr. Elecricity's" site on everything you've ever wanted to know (or not know) about electricty.

Percent of Total U.S. Residential Electricity:

Figure 5 is a pie chart showing the percent of total U.S. residential electricity from the 2001 Residential Energy Comsumption Survey from EIA. Starting counterclockwise: Lighting 8.8%, Water Heating 9.1%. Space Heating 10.1%, Air Conditioning 16%, Refrigerator 13.7%, Other 42.2%---broken out into Color TVs 2.9%, Furnace Fans 3.3%, Freezers 3.5%, Clothes Dryers 5.8%. For more information, contact the National Energy Information Center at 202-586-8800.

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