With everyone spending more time at home, it’s important to save energy and be more efficient where possible. In the environmental impact infographic below from Coupon Chief, you can gauge your overall impact and glean tips on how to reduce it by deploying smart home technology.
What’s Your Environmental Footprint?
When it comes to your daily activities, you may not realize how much energy you’re using. For example, did you know the large appliances in your home, like your refrigerator and laundry machines, can account for more than 13 percent of your home’s total energy usage? That’s why it’s important to find ways to reduce this usage, like investing in smart appliances, keeping appliances well-maintained, and switching to Energy Star-rated appliances. You can learn more through a detailed guide to home energy costs that includes tips for being more sustainable with your energy usage.
For instance, the lights in your house also consume a large amount of energy each day, but making a few simple changes can reduce your consumption. LED lighting can dramatically reduce electricity usage and opting for automated lighting via smart switches can also make a difference.
How much energy are you using every day? Answer the 10 questions below in the infographic to determine your environmental footprint and take the necessary steps to create a more sustainable life at home—while saving money every month on your utility bills