MPCD - Tips And Advice On Clean And Green Energy by Paul Chehade.

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MPCD - Tips And Advice On Clean And Green Energy by Paul Chehade.

Green energy is more popular due to the economic climate. It's a way to save money and keep natural resources, at the same time. The following article will tell you how you, too, can make use of green energy.

You can reduce the amount of electricity that you use, and be a better energy user by removing chargers that power your devices from outlets when they are not in use. Cell phone and mp3 chargers draw energy even if they aren't charging anything.

Are you a farm owner? If so, you can rent a portion of it so wind turbines can be installed. Your home and the surrounding residences will get some free power. Don't worry, wind turbines don't take up a lot of room.

Clean your furnace filters regularly and replace them at least one time a year. You should also install filters on any warm-air registers included with your furnace. This can prevent anything from getting caught in the ducts.

Try to use cold water for washing clothes. Almost 90 percent of energy consumed by washing machines is used when heating the water. Provided you are using the right laundry detergent, you will not see a cleanliness difference by washing in cold water. Don't forget to wait until you have a full load of laundry to wash; that is the energy efficient way.

If you have a dishwasher make sure you only run it when it is full. The energy used is the same whether you are washing a small load of dishes, or one that is larger. Make sure you are using the energy saving settings on your dishwasher that will air-dry your dishes.

A good benchmark to use when determining how much power a new solar system is likely to generate is the number of hours of sunlight in the winter. When you do this, you understand how much you should be consuming on a daily basis during winter, and you won't become surprised one day. You may even get rebates from your utility company in summer months if you sign up for net usage and use solar panels.

Use a green and tankless model as opposed to a tank-style water heater. These heaters only heat water when you need it rather than heating the tank constantly. This saves you on your gas or electricity costs. You can get a tankless heater that will supply the whole house or one that supplies a single hot-water faucet.

Dress in warm clothes to cut costs! You will feel 2 degrees warmer with a light sweater, and 4 degrees warmer with a heavy one. Add a hat, scarf and gloves for even more warmth. You do not have to dress lightly at home, so save money by putting on a sweater and turning down the heat!

If you are not sure about making improvements to your home, hire professionals that can look over your systems and offer you ideas of what you can do to make your home more green. They can advise you about how much inefficient appliances cause you to lose financially, and they can estimate the price of upgrading or simply replacing your old systems.

Explore the possibility of using a solar-powered oven for some of your baking needs. A solar oven is very easy to make. All you need is a window, a piece of foil and a sturdy box. They don't use any outside energy and can get up to 300 degrees.

By implementing some of these simple green energy tips, you will be able to save money and keep the environment healthier, as well. Green energy technology is a fantastic way to save some money in a difficult economy. These tips will help you do that.

Paul Chehade AAA Construction & Development

http://www.mpcd.info

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