Energy Conservation Tips

New energy-efficient equipment, products and devices are becoming available at a fast pace. Modern heating and cooling systems, electronic devices, lighting fixtures and vehicles are more energy-efficient than ever before and cost less to operate. When it is time to replace worn-out equipment, it usually makes economic sense to replace it with more energy-efficient models because their extra cost can be recovered through energy savings in a relatively-short time. Savings vary but they can be considerable — PECO Energy estimates that up to 25% or more on every energy bill can be saved by using more energy-efficient equipment.

Saving money is just one of the advantages of making energy improvements. Other benefits include improving the comfort of your home, protecting the environment, reducing dependence on foreign oil, and eliminating health and safety hazards such as carbon monoxide in the home.

However, we do not always need to spend a lot of money to save a lot of money; there are a number of low-cost or no-cost actions that can result in reduced energy costs: