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How to Make Your Household More Energy Efficient

Was one of your new year’s resolutions about making your home more energy efficient? If so, we’re here to help you stay on track. The hardest part of accomplishing any goal is figuring out how to start, which is why we’ve put together this guide on how to make your household more energy efficient.

Change Your Lightbulbs

Do you still have incandescent light bulbs in fixtures throughout your home? If so, it’s time to upgrade. Incandescent bulbs burn out much quicker than their LED and CFL counterparts, and they actually make your home hotter because so much of their energy is released in the form of heat instead of light.

Flip the Light Switch

Speaking of light bulbs, turn off lights in empty rooms. Leaving lights on is an easy habit to get into, but all it does is drain your home’s energy and make your electricity bills skyrocket at the end of every month.

Install Solar Panels

The largest impact you can make on your home’s energy efficiency is by installing solar panels. This frightens some people because of the reputation solar energy has regarding the cost of installation, but keep in mind that the cost has gone down drastically over the years, and various incentives, rebates, and programs have made solar installation far more affordable and accessible to the masses. Not to mention the insane savings you’ll have from a lessened reliance on the power grid.

If you’re interested in learning more about solar energy, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team. Our solar experts will make sure to answer all of your questions, soothe your concerns and create a plan for you and your home that you can trust. Visit our website today, or give us a call at (805) 519-8099 for more information from our team.