- Simple changes which create immediate savings.
- Improvements which may cost some dollars up front,
leading to savings in the long term.
- Lifestyle changes which must be continued to create
A combination of all three can lead to significant savings.
unplugging an appliance
which is no longer being used but using electricity even when
$7.88 per year each appliance)
That may not sound like much, but 20 appliances are
installing compact fluorescent bulbs in
(60 watt bulb @ 8 hours/day: save
$24.16 per year each bulb)
That may not sound like much, but converting 10 bulbs
$241.62 per year.
Or enough to buy
64 more CF bulbs!*
*(Based on price of
$9.99 for a package of
using a clothesline for six months
per year and the electric dryer for six months.
(3 loads/week: save
$105.23 per year)
(7 loads/week: save
$245.54 per year)
Obviously each household has a base consumption which
is dependent on many factors, many of which are lifestyle
choices. A good target is
"What is a reasonable and attainable target for my
/month. This does not include seasonal heating
or air conditioning costs, or hot water if you
have an electric hot water heater.
at today's rates
is a bi-monthly bill of
We can provide you with the information you need to help you
meet your target base consumption.