If you are concerned about large amounts in electricity bills, you should consider whether you are spending energy intelligently.
If you approach the matter wisely, you can not only save part of the family budget, but also contribute to the conservation of our planet's resources.
Disconnect any electrical equipment at a time,Until it is used. When buying household appliances, pay attention to its energy consumption class. The most economical are electrical appliances of class "A".
In the cold season, a lot of energy consumesElectric heater. So that it does not work idle, choose a model equipped with a thermostat. It will maintain the desired room temperature by turning the heater off and on. It does not hurt to additionally insulate windows and doors - perhaps the heater in this case and not useful. Try to keep the curtains hidden behind the heating batteries, otherwise some of the heat from them will not enter the room.
Try to use more naturalLighting. In the dark, include fluorescent light bulbs - they consume several times less electricity than incandescent lamps. As an option, you can install a dimmer at home instead of a conventional switch.
Cook in saucepans with a bottom diameter equal toThe size of the burners on the electric stove, otherwise a large amount of electricity is lost to the heating. Turn off the burners a little earlier than the food is ready. When the cooking zone is deformed (for example, if it has cracked), it is better to replace it, since in this case an unjustified heat loss also occurs. Use of pressure cookers and cooking in thick-walled dishes will save not only Electric power, But also time for cooking.
Boil exactly in the electric kettle so much water,How much is required to you right now. So you not only save a little electricity, but also save your health - it's harmful to drink water boiled more than once. Regularly remove the scum inside the kettle - it increases the amount of energy needed to boil water.
Do not install the refrigerator in directProximity to heating devices. Leave a distance of about 5-10 cm between the kitchen wall and the back of the refrigerator. Do not allow the refrigerator housing to warm up in direct sunlight and do not place unheated food in it. Storage of hot products leads to more intensive operation of the refrigerator and a large expenditure of energy.
Finally, install a multi-tariff meter for electricity. Tariffs for Electric power Within a day vary - from 23.00 to 07.00 they are about one third lower than from 07.00 to 23.00. Distribute power consumption and use electrical appliances at a time when its cost is minimal. Do not turn on electrical appliances during hours of maximum electrical loads (from 8.00 to 10.00 in the morning and from 20.00 to 22.00 in the evening) without special need.