6 Bad Habits That Increase Your Electric Bill

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It’s easy to blame rising energy costs on inflation, humidity, and extreme weather. Many of us, however, are unaware that our lifestyle habits may also contribute to a rise in electricity bills. Here are some bad habits that increase your electric bill. 1. Leaving All the Lights on in Your House This is one of […]

Energy Vampires That Raise Your Energy Bill

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Some people are surprised to find that appliances and electronics can drain energy even when they’re not on but merely plugged in. An amazing 10% of your electric bill comes from appliances and devices that aren’t even turned on. There may be as many as 50 of these energy vampires in a home. Here are […]

5 Ways to Save Power at Home

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High electric bills can fill you with so much dread that you don’t want to open your monthly bill. When you look for tips for conserving power, you’ll find suggestions such as turning off lights when you’re not in the room and charging your devices at work. While those tips may help, they usually don’t […]