You know your air conditioner costs a lot of money to run, but you have to use it in order to stay comfortable. In many cases, not using air conditioning is actually a bit of a health hazard. When you are looking at your electric bill and trying to figure out where you can start cutting corners to save on electric consumption, you need to know which things are costing you the most. A Los Angeles electrician is here to tell you the top 10 energy hogs in your house. If you would like more information about electricity usage and energy savings tips, give H Electric a call today.
Starting from the least amount of electricity used and working up to the most, the top 10 things in your home running up your electric bill are as follows.
• Clothes dryer
• Televisions—technically a single television would cost you less than an electricity, but most homes have several televisions which bumps it up on the list
• Water heater
• Cooling system
• Heating system
As you can see, heating your home in the winter and cooling it in the summer are your biggest uses of electricity. While you can’t do much about using your heating and cooling, you can certainly reduce your use of the other 8 items on the list to save you money. You can also have a ceiling fan installed by an electrician. Los Angeles homeowners can save money on heating and cooling costs by using a fan to circulate the air and reduce the demand on the heater or air conditioner. If you want to learn more about energy savings or want to get a ceiling fan or two installed, give H Electric a call today.