As tenants we also want the best for our safety and to our cash flow. The following tips are helpful in maintaining our safety and energy saving effort. Check it out and see if it is good enough.
#1. Less Hot Water
We do not need too much hot water. Do the laundry in cold water and try to scrape our dishes, not rinsing them as usual. It is safer and cheaper.
#2. Better Window
We should consider adding the window covering. Beside it protects us on winter and cold weather, it also allows us to have better protection for the entire house.
#3. Programmable Thermostat
It will be nicer and safer if the thermostat is automatically controlled even when we are gone. We should ask our landlord too about it. It makes a good improvement.
#4. Unplug Unused Electronics
We should unplug every electronic that are not in use like battery charger. Besides saving more power, it also avoids electrical problems that can bring serious risks for the house.
#5. Flowing Air Register
Make enough space and clean out debris, coverings, and furniture. When the air flows well, we rarely need air conditioner. It is much cheaper yet beneficial for our health too.
#6. Energy Efficient Light Bulb
Use this kind of light bulb and we can save more money on bill. Besides, it is safer since it does not use too much power, so it is quite far from electrical dysfunctional problem.
#7. Save More Water
Do not waste water. When we are brushing our teeth, or when we are shaving, we should turn off the water. It reduces the amount of water we waste for nothing.
#8. Windows and Fan
During summer, the air is much more permissive. We can open the window and use fan when need to so we get fresh air and cheaper bills as well.
#9. No Preheat
Basically preheat is not needed except when we are baking something. It is too dangerous when we forget it, and it is cheaper to reduce the frequency.
#10. Dryer Cleaning
Dryer lint trap should be clean after every load. It avoids problems and damage on it, and it also makes cheaper maintenance as well.
The entire tips are pretty simple to do yet very effective, and very helpful. We can try it one by one, and see if it also gives the same good impact on us.