How to save energy

How to save energy consumption. How to save electricity and fuel.

Reduce fuel consumption

  • Buy a car with low fuel consumption
  • Avoid high acceleration / deceleration driving.
  • Avoid driving with high motor RPM.
  • Drive with highest gear possible.
  • Reduce baggage weight
  • Close the windows
  • When driving look ahead to avoid unnecessary accelerations and decelerations.
  • Avoid driving during traffic jams.
  • Avoid unnecessary car driving.
  • Keep tires with optimal air pressure.
  • Do car maintenance on time.
  • Plan your driving route to minimize the distance.
  • Take the bus / train
  • Walk

Reduce electricity consumption

  • Use Energy Star qualified appliances.
  • Buy appliances with low power consumption.
  • Check the temperature insulation of your house.
  • Turn off appliances and gadgets that are in stand by state.
  • Set air conditioner's thermostat to moderate temperature.
  • Use air conditioner's heating instead of radiator.
  • Use air conditioner locally in the room instead of the whole house.
  • Use a fan instead of air conditioner.
  • Avoid opening frequently the refrigerator door.
  • Leave enough space between the refrigerator and the wall to allow ventilation.
  • Turn off the light when you leave the room.
  • Install presence detector to turn lighting off when leaving the room.
  • Use low power light bulbs.
  • Decrease washing machine water temperature.
  • Use shorter washing machine program.
  • Fill the washing machine / dryer / dishwasher before operation.
  • Wear clothes that fit the current temperature.
  • Use the stairs instead of elevator.
  • Set energy saving features in the computer's operating system control panel.
  • Hang the laundry to dry instead of using the dryer.
  • Go to sleep early.
  • Install solar water heater system.
  • Reduce water heater temperature
  • Use sunlight instead of artificial light.
  • Buy LCD/LED TV instead of plasma.
  • Disconnect electrical charger when it finishes charge.
  • Install solar panel on your roof to generate electricity.

 


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