Tag Archives: Energy Efficiency

how many watts refrigerator

How many watts does a refrigerator use?

On average, a refrigerator uses 300 to 800 watts of electricity, depending on how old the model is. Most refrigerators use between 3 and 6 amps and about 120 volts. Your refrigerator is one of the larger electrical appliances in your home, and it’s always on! If you’re looking to cut down on your electrical bill or estimate how many solar panels you need to keep your home up and running, understanding how many watts of electricity a refrigerator uses is one important piece of the puzzle.

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Love Energy Savings

Five simple ways to teach younger children how to save energy (and money!) around the home

The combination of rapidly climbing electricity and gas costs and the increased cost of living have created a perfect storm for parents, leaving many with the necessary but somewhat imposing task of educating their children about energy – and most importantly, how to save it.

It’s not always easy to know how to teach children about the topic in an engaging, fun and light-hearted way. So, Love Energy Savings, a UK-based company that allows businesses and homeowners to compare energy suppliers, has compiled a list of five simple ways you can educate your children on energy savings:

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Mass Save HEAT loan

Understanding Mass Save® and the HEAT Loan

The Sponsors of Mass Save implement energy efficiency programs aimed to help Massachusetts residents save money and energy through energy efficiency. In this guide, we’ll explain what you need to know about the Mass Save® HEAT Loan, a financing option that makes it easier and more affordable to make energy-efficient upgrades. We’ll discuss how you can apply for the loan and common questions about how it works.

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Mass Save 2022: getting an energy assessment in MA

The Mass Save energy assessment program is Massachusetts’ all-encompassing energy efficiency program which is sponsored by both your electric utility and energy efficiency providers. The program is available to renters, homeowners, and businesses across Massachusetts. Here’s the complete breakdown of all the different measures you can take to reduce your energy use and utility bills through the Mass Save program in 2022.

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how many watts oven and stove

How many watts does an electric oven and stove use?

We use ovens and stoves to cook all the time, and these days, electric ovens are only gaining in popularity. While not quite as power-hungry as whole-home appliances like air conditioners, it’s important to know how much electricity your oven and stove uses when you’re looking at your whole home’s energy usage, especially because they are relatively high wattage devices.

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how many watts clothes dryer

How many watts does a clothes dryer use?

Although you may only use your dryer once every few days (or even less), it can still use an impactful amount of electricity. While not quite as power-hungry as appliances like air conditioners, dryers use more electricity than washing machines, and it’s important to know how much electricity your dryer uses when you’re looking at your whole home’s energy usage.

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how many watts washing machine

How many watts does a washing machine use?

Although you may only use your clothes washer once every few days (or even less), it can still use an impactful amount of electricity. While not as power-hungry as appliances like air conditioners, it’s important to know how much electricity your washing machine uses when you’re looking at your whole home’s energy usage.

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how many watts AC

How many watts does an air conditioner use?

Your air conditioner is likely the most energy-hungry electrical appliance in your home, and in warm months, it’s almost always on! If you’re looking to cut down on your electrical bill or estimate how many solar panels you need to keep your home up and running, understanding how many watts of electricity your air conditioning (AC) setup uses is one important piece of the puzzle.

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electricity bill savings

How to lower your electric bill

Electricity prices are constantly rising, and finding ways to lower your electric bill can save you an impressive amount of money in the long run. In this article, we’ll talk about a few ways you can cut your electricity bill and see instant monthly savings through behavior changes, energy-efficient products, and larger home upgrades.

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