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What way can we reduce our electrical bills in our homes?

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Asked by Francisco, 21 Sep '11 07:47 pm
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Here are a selection of tips to help you to reduce your electricity consumption:

1. Turn off your television, video, hifi, playstation, and other entertainment devices when they are not being used.

2. Do not leave your television etc in standby mode. Devices can use up to 90% as much power in standby mode as when they are on, so it is a serious waste of energy when a device is left constantly on standby. If you keep forgetting, consider purchasing a PowerSafer - a device which automatically cuts power to appliances when they go into standby mode.

3. Replace all of your inefficient incandescent light bulbs with energy efficient CFL bulbs. Replace halogen spotlights with much more efficient and longer lasting LED Spotlights.

4. Hang your clothes out to dry rather than using an electric tumble dryer. Ideally use a spin dryer before using the tumble dryer.
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Answered by jakir hussain, 21 Sep '11 07:52 pm

 
  
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Get a solar connection
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 21 Sep '11 08:25 pm

 
  
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Sarkari Supply disconnect karka. & wire lay down from Pillar directly to home. haaaaaaaaaaa....
Answered by Sanjeev Gupta, 21 Sep '11 07:51 pm

 
  
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You can do a great job , for not only reducing electricity , but also working for a great cause to reduce global warming ..which will also help in your budget outside home ...

For example, by replacing a normal light bulb..

With a Compact Fluorescent Bulb,

Im saving 300 pounds of CO2 emissions annually..

By shutting off my computer when not in use,
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Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 21 Sep '11 08:26 pm

 
  
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Switch off unwanted lights
Answered by Tanya, 21 Sep '11 08:23 pm

 
  
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I switch off lights, fans when not required and all my family members also do the same. I am using CFL bulbs. Geysers, Borewell Motor, airconditioners consume lot of power. So, I use them judiciously. Once the room is cooled, I switch off the A/c or keep it in sleep mode and on the fan that keeps the room cool. We use AC mostly in summer months i.e. March to June. I make sure earthing is perfect.
Answered by M Shankar, 21 Sep '11 07:56 pm

 
  
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Use CFL , switched off light when viewing TV, switched off when at sleep , put off your all electric appliance when at outing , unplug charger when not in use and at last installed a branded power saver appliance
Answered by rajesh, 21 Sep '11 07:56 pm

 
  
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Use devices when required, use energy saving devices, use natural means where possible, use minimum number of devices required.
Answered by Vijai Sharma, 21 Sep '11 07:55 pm

 
  
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This really works, have a false connection.
Answered by Emails, 25 Sep '11 01:13 pm

 
  
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Switch off Mains.
Answered by viswanathan k, 21 Sep '11 08:18 pm

 
  
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