Monday, February 8, 2010

Cheap Energy Saving Appliances

by. Julie

When you ask people why they don't save energy or make an effort, the usual answer is that they don't have the money or the time. This answer is no longer acceptable. Now there are new appliances and tips that help you save energy without emptying your wallet or taking a lot of your time.

  • Energy Star compact flouresent light bulb-It pays for itself in about 6 months and lasts 10 times longer than regulat light bulbs saving you the constant rechanging process.

  • Plug your power cord of your computer into a power saving smart strip-It saves you time by you won't have to constantly turn of this strip off like the regular ones.

  • Window treatments-they add style to your home and can reduce heat loss in the winter and heat gain in the summer. They are also alot less expensive than buying all new windows.

  • Water-efficent showerhead-they can save a family of four about $300 a year. Average costs are $40

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