Making a few simple energy cutbacks around your home is actually easier than you may think. Reduce the carbon footprint of your home and save money through big or small changes to your energy sources. This article contains tips and suggestions to help you get started saving energy.
1) Use cold water in your washing machine.
Almost ninety percent of the energy used by a washing machine comes from heating the water for a warm or hot cycle. Washing clothes in cold water can be just as effective as a warm cycle, especially with today’s cold water detergents. Furthermore, remember to always wash a full load, as this is more energy efficient.