Resolve to Get the Most for Your Money
It’s a new year and you’ve probably plugged in those new electronic holiday gifts by now. These devices can be fun or make your life easier – or both! Because they can add to your electricity bill, you’ll want to run your electronics efficiently with the wattsmart tips below.
Each device uses approximately the same amount of electricity every month as the number of compact fluorescent light bulbs shown.
New televisions are set to look best in the showroom. Save by dimming the display to reduce brightness and contrast. Settings like "vivid" or "dynamic" typically use more energy.
Single cup coffee maker
Unplug your coffee maker when you are not using it so it doesn’t draw unneeded electricity.
Enable energy-saving features or unplug your game console when you are not using it. You can also plug it into a power strip to make it easier to turn the system completely off.
Adjust brightness settings to extend battery life, and be sure to unplug the tablet when it is fully charged.
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You can save on your bills throughout the year with wattsmart advice and cash incentives on energy-efficient home improvements. Get program details and tips to save »