You might think that your energy supplier is on your side. After all, you probably get marketing from them on a regular basis, perhaps stressing ways that you can save more on your energy bills. But are they really out to help you? Of course not because if they help you save money, then they get less money from you in bills. If you want to really know how to save, you need to look elsewhere.
In fact, the best way to learn how to save energy might just be to look at how big businesses handle things. Big businesses are always going to be eager to cut the costs of their energy bills. It’s crucial that they do this. Otherwise, they can be in a position where their energy bills weigh down on the company as a whole. As it turns out, you can use their energy-saving practices and make sure that you are incorporating them into your home. There are various ways to do this, so let’s check a few out.
Go For LEDs
Christmas might be behind us now, but that doesn’t mean that lighting around your home is any less important. In fact, lighting is probably one of the biggest energy drains in your home, so you need to make sure that you are doing what you can to save in this area. The best way is to switch all your bulbs and change them to LEDs. Take a look around any modern business, and we guarantee, they won’t be messing around with halogen bulbs anymore. You should make sure that you’re doing the same thing in your home. LEDs last for hours and use a fraction of the energy of typical bulbs.
Adding Strength To Your Glass
You might be told by your energy company to upgrade your windows by replacing them. For instance, they might suggest that you change double for triple glazing. But business owners don’t do this. Business owners use commercial window tint film for their offices, and you can get residential window tint film for your home. It works in exactly the same way, keeping dangerous UV rays out, heat in and it stops the room getting too hot in the summer. That means you won’t have to blast the aircon all through the day to stay cool. It’s a great way to save energy through the summer, and there’s another possibility you might want to consider during that season.
We guarantee that your energy company hasn’t mentioned renewable energy options for your home. And, if they have, they’ve probably suggested that you buy 100 percent green energy directly from them. That’s all very well and good but why don’t you just generate your own for free! Business owners have been doing this for years and you can join them. You just need to invest in home solar panels. While they can be expensive, the government will actually help you make the change, and they’ll pay for themselves in a couple of years.
We hope this helps you make more energy savings in your home by learning from business pros.