Modern-day life is unthinkable without electricity. Most of the equipment we use everyday runs on electricity. To reduce our electricity bills and reduce the impact of energy use on the environment here are some simple tips on how to save electricity at home.
Let’s start with the equipment that consumes the most electricity. Heating and air conditioning system to draw more power than other home electrical appliances.
‘Saving electricity at home’ (Also known as ‘ประหยัดไฟฟ้าที่บ้าน’ in the Thai language) while the equipment is used can be quite easy as long as you ensure that
- All the windows in your home are energy efficient. Leaks around doors and windows sealed, and updated insulation in the attic and wall spaces.
- Weatherproofing done on the basis of the entrance door and around the edges.
- Windows is still open in the summer as far as possible and fans are used to ensure proper air circulation
- You wear a sweater in the winter to keep yourself warm as far as possible and turn off the heater.
- Your curtains close on a warm day and open on cold days. This not only prevents drafts but also helps to trap heat and cold.
You still think this is not enough. You want to reduce your bills to a minimum or even zero cost. No problem! You can only build your own homemade wind generator to save electricity.
How to save electricity with a homemade wind generator?
Wind generators will harness wind power and wind energy can be converted into useful electrical energy to run your home appliances. You can even store the power generated for later use. With the help of a homemade wind generator, you can reduce at least 80% of your electricity bill or even eliminate it completely.
Simple things you can do to save electricity in the home is to turn off lights that are not needed. Similarly, make sure that you turn off electronic equipment such as televisions, computers, and video equipment when not in use.