Visiting the Energy Saving Pros at the Annual Water Matters Day
Broward County held its 12th Annual Water Matters Day event at Tree Tops Park in Davie. Water, of course, is one of South Florida’s most precious natural resource, with the Atlantic coastal ecosystems to the east and the Everglades to the west.
As we put into practice the many positive steps a household can take to save energy and cut down on costs without sacrificing comfort, there’s also a shadow side of frequent mistakes and bad habits that need to be sidestepped.
Little things you do around the house can go a long way.
The summer temperatures are creeping up on us, and soon customers may notice an increase in their monthly electric bill. According to the U.S Energy Information Administration, Florida is second to Texas in retail electrical utility sales during the summer. But living without air-conditioning is not an option in the sunshine state, so finding ways to reduce your electricity usage is key.
Are your home appliances costing more and more to run while providing dwindling results? This is a sign that it may be time to upgrade your equipment to newer, energy efficient models. Energy efficient appliances are better choices for the environment, and with recent advances in technology, they offer increased comfort and performance compared to that of their predecessors. Many older refrigerators, stoves, washers, and dryers have a life span of about 10 years.