Senin, 29 Oktober 2012

Green technology/eco house tips

With climate change and the ever-increasing price of fuel and other regular costs, a lot of people are seeking ways to reduce the carbon footprint of their home, whilst reducing their living costs. Most of us know about insulating our homes, using solar panels and changing to energy saving light bulbs. However, in a time when technology is so prominent in our homes, did you know that a lot of energy is sucked out of our homes from these sources alone? So, what can we do to reduce consumption from technology? Here are some tips to help you, all around your home.


In the kitchen, the most common areas of waste are actually excess use of water, and from the use of white goods, such as fridges, freezers, washing machines, tumble driers and dishwashers. Fortunately, these days it is common practice for all white goods to come with an “energy rating” that will tell you how environmentally friendly the appliance will be. Attempt to buy appliances with as good an energy rating as possible, and if a washing machine has an “economy” setting, to use less water, even better.

Once you have your appliance, make sure that you fill it up fully before switching it on, in order to make the best use of the energy.

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Green technology/eco house tips Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Slim John

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