Saving Energy at Home


Saving energy is cost beneficial, eco-friendly, and a lot easier than you might think! Read on to learn some of the simple ways you can save energy in your home.

LED lights. These bulbs are a bit more expensive than regular bulbs, but we guarantee that this is a worthwhile investment. Not only do these last up to 10 times longer, they are also 50-80% more energy efficient!

Dimmer switch. They’re not just an aesthetic choice! Dimming reduces the strain on lightbulbs, reducing energy and prolonging the bulb’s lif

espan.

Unplug your plugs. We all turn off the lights when we leave a room, but how many of us unplug our chargers when it’s not in use? “Vampire load” is when a plug uses up energy even when it’s not connected to a device. Make sure to unplug any unused cords to avoid paying the cost!

Natural light. The sun is the most fundamental source of energy in our ecosystem; why not use it at home, too? Using natural light could cut your energy costs in half.

Solar panels. If you’re really committed to saving energy, take advantage of solar energy and install solar panels! Learn more about solar panels here.

Need assistance installing solar panels or another solar project? Butler Electric can help. Call us at 616.643.8287

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