Maintaining green energy in the home is one of the best ways to ensure that the environment is being protected, while cutting energy costs. Purchasing an electric car is not necessary for this to occur. Continue on for some simple tips that will show you how to turn your home into one that is energy efficient on any type of budget.
Rather than using an air conditioner during the summer, wear clothes that are natural. Natural materials like cotton repel moisture from your skin and allow it to stay cool. Wear lighter colors since warmer ones can make you warm and cause you to rely on the A/C.
When battery chargers and other electronics are not in use, unplug them. Charging devices for several common types of electronics, including laptops, cell phones, and MP3 players all draw “phantom power” if you keep them plugged in while they are idle.