Energy-Saving Tips For Residential Customers

Sometimes a small change can have a big impact on your energy savings. Below are some tips for residential customers that can help you save energy and money off your monthly utility bill.

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  • Turn off unnecessary lights.
  • Replace incandescent bulbs with compact LED bulbs.
  • Use one large bulb instead of several small bulbs.
  • Concentrate lighting in areas where light is needed for safety.

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  • Check refrigerator and freezer door seals.
  • Remove dust from refrigerator coils.
  • Keep refrigerator and freezer doors closed.
  • Place refrigerator and freezer away from the stove.

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  • Install a water-flow control device on the shower head to save hot water.
  • Install an aerator in the bathroom sink faucet.
  • Don’t run the water while shaving.
  • Always repair leaky faucets.

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  • Don’t overload the washer.
  • Avoid using hot water.
  • Wash clothes in cold water.
  • Insulate your water heater.

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5Heating and Cooling

  • Maintain your heating/cooling equipment – learn how to maximize efficiency.
  • Set your thermostat above 78° during summer.
  • Set your thermostat below 68° degrees during winter.
  • Replace central heating/cooling systems with heat pumps.

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Energy Saving Tips For Commercial Customers

Beaches Energy is committed to helping your business or organization implement cost-saving efficiencies through the lighting rebate and energy saving audit detailed below.

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