Home Energy Saving Tips

Lighting costs account for around 15% of the average US homeowner’s monthly electric bill. Now if every home in the US exchanged two standard light switches with two dimmers , the expected annual national savings in electricity could be $1.2 billion, and close to 25 billion pounds of CO2? That’s the equivalent of taking more than one million cars off the road.

There are lots of products that help reduce the electricity bill, ranging from dimmers, to sensors, to automated shades and thermostats. Lutron Electronics makes it easy for homeowners to save energy throughout their homes, whether you want to update one room or an entire home. Read more

Six Energy Tips from TXU

You have the power to control your household electricity budget, and TXU Energy (A retailer providing electricity and related services to around 2 million customers in Texas) can show you how.

  1. In summer months, dial up the A/C to 85 or higher when you”re away from home and 75F (24C) or higher when you”re there; dial it up a few more degrees at night in summer.
  2. Avoid leaving on ceiling fans and lights in rooms you”re not using. Read more