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Each and every one of us has a role to fulfill during this coronavirus pandemic, even when we are only tasked to stay indoors. As easy as it seems, staying at home could be comforting and challenging at the same time since it disrupts your usual pattern of living. One of our responsibilities while staying at home is saving on our electric bills, which is hard enough, let alone when everyone is at home. Luckily, there are a few steps you can do or avoid to save money from your Stromanbieter Bremen while enjoying your family bonding at home.
Change Air Filters
One of the most neglected things to do is changing your air filters and cleaning your appliances. While it is not a priority these days, you will have all the time you need to do this, and at the same time, it will significantly impact your electric bill sooner or later. Cleaning air filters allows the machines or appliances to work less hard than usual, thus saving on energy consumption. While it preserves energy when cleaned, it is also beneficial for your family members who suffer from allergies and asthma, as this could eliminate unwanted dust and contaminated air, especially that the pandemic specifically targets a person’s lungs. Doing these precautionary measures can help you save your respiratory health from additional damage.
Maintain Your Thermostat
Along with the Coronavirus pandemic, we are also experiencing climate change. Because of this, we can notice fluctuations with the temperature within the day. Sometimes, it is significantly warmer in the morning up until noon, then following a significant drop in temperature in the evening. As a result, we constantly change our thermostat to come up with the right temperature. While it may be beneficial for you, this constant shifting of thermostat can result in higher energy consumption. Alternatively, you can opt for an air conditioner that automatically adapts to its environment by changing the thermostat gradually.
Switch Your Bubs
Nowadays, stores mostly sell fluorescent or LED light bulbs, so you have no excuse not to switch your light. Fluorescent light bulbs, unlike incandescent ones, utilize less energy at about 80%, at the same time, it is safer to use than the regular ones. This is one of the easiest and quickest ways to save up on your electric bill, just make sure to do your part in switching the lights off when not in use.