When it comes to your home, costs can add up quick. Cost saving tricks can therefore have a huge impact on your monthly bills. With recent increases to Ontario hydro prices, small changes in how you use everyday appliances around your home can have a bigger impact than ever. Read on to get Empire’s best practices and start saving on your energy bill and enjoying a greener home today.
A large part of reducing your water and electricity bill comes back to being mindful when using everyday appliances.
Maintaining the appliances around your home will allow them to function as intended and save you money.
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Ten percent of the average Canadian’s electricity consumption goes to ‘Phantom Energy’; electronic devices that are plugged in but not running.
The quality of your appliances can have a huge impact on your bottom line. When purchasing new appliances, consider Energy Star®. Better appliances are not only more efficient, but your energy bill will be lower too. Everything counts, which is why Hydro One recommends making checklists to help spot water and energy saving opportunities around your home and lower your Hydro Bill. A few small changes can make a big difference.