There are simple, easy low cost changes that we can make within our homes to help us save energy, overall cost and lessen our impact on the planet. Below I’ve listed some easily incorporated suggestions that we can employ to begin our journey to a greener, more efficient lifestyle.
2 | Displace water in your toilet tank with a weighted 2-liter plastic bottle, a toilet tank bank or a brick. Toilets use more water than washing machines or showers. Investment: Free! Savings: 0.5 gallon per flush.
5 | Install a programmable thermostat so that your heating/cooling system runs only when you need it. Investment: $36. Savings: Reduce home energy use by up to 33%.