Ways to save energy include efficient heating and cooling, switching to a tankless water heater, replacing incandescent lights, utilizing efficient insulation, and using efficient showerheads. A homeowner can also utiliz... More »

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Homeowners can save energy by adjusting a thermostat to a lower temperature in the winter and a higher temperature in the summer. Adjusting for times the home is empty or the occupants are asleep can also save energy. More »

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It is more cost effective to do laundry during evening hours. Most electric companies charge a lower rate for electricity use during off-peak hours, which tend to be evenings and weekends. Using electricity during on-pea... More »

The Whirlpool Energy Smart 40 gallon water heater is estimated to cost $508 in electricity per year, based on 2007 average energy costs. This is estimated to save purchasers up to $23 a year in electric costs over the wa... More »

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A water heater can be insulated by fitting it with an insulation blanket or by wrapping it with a hot water cylinder jacket. Fitting a tank with a cylinder jacket or insulation blanket reduces heat loss. Covering the hot... More »

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Lipids, or fats, are used in living things in a wide variety of different ways, including energy storage and insulation. There are other beneficial properties that lipids can be used for, however, such as digestion and h... More »

One way to save money when renting a trailer is to ensure that it is properly insulated, because improper insulation leads to very high energy bills. If possible, choose a trailer with an efficient central HVAC unit. If ... More »

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