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January 16,2022

Tips on Energy Savings

Are you frustrated with rising electrical costs? If your bills have been climbing in recent years, then you’re probably searching for creative, cost effective methods of saving energy. At Mr. Electric of Fort Worth, we enjoy helping our North Texas clients find ways to improve the safety and efficiency of their electrical systems. We offer a large variety of residential and commercial electrical services that can help you save more money long term. Here are just a few ways that you can reduce their monthly utility expenses. 

Insulate Your Water Heater 

Proper winterization is important when it comes to your water heater system. When the temperature begins to dip, your unit must work at maximum capacity to make your water warm enough for showers and baths. Using an insulated blanket for your electric water heater can save your family up to $50 per year. 

Turn Off Lights and Unplug Electronics When Not in Use

Lights and electronics also require a lot of power. Be sure to switch the lights off when leaving a room and invest in energy saving LED bulbs where possible. Reduce more energy by powering down or unplugging computers, televisions, video game systems and other electronics when you are finished using them. 

Choose a Moderate Temperature Setting in the Summer and Winter 

Changing your temperature settings by 10 – 15 degrees can reduce your monthly utilities up to 10 percent, especially during the height of winter or summer when extreme weather is most likely to occur. Try to leave your indoor temperature around 68 degrees in the fall and winter, and 78 degrees in spring and summer for maximum savings. 

Invest in Whole Home Surge Protection

Power surges can be extremely damaging. The excessive energy can cause permanent damage to devices, equipment and appliances. By investing in whole home surge protection, you can help prevent such issues and have peace of mind that your most expensive investments will continue working their best for years to come. 

Use Smart Technology

Monitoring your HVAC system, lights and electronics can be challenging and time consuming. Thankfully, advancements in science and manufacturing has made incredible smart technology widely available to homes across the world. Smart thermostats, ceiling fans, lighting systems, water usage monitoring and many other devices make it simple and easy to control your electronics and observe important data, even when you’re away from home. Take advantage of these innovative technologies and integrate them into your existing electrical system. 

Looking for Ways to Save On Your Electric Bills? Call Mr. Electric of Fort Worth

Are you ready to invest in smart thermostat or smart lighting installation, whole home surge protection or another popular energy saving electrical service? Then call the experts at Mr. Electric of Fort Worth. Our team of certified, licensed and insured electricians are proud to serve home and business owners in Fort Worth, Arlington, Burleson, Aledo, Mansfield, Weatherford, Lake Worth, Benbrook, White Settlement, Saginaw, Texas and other nearby DFW area communities. Contact our office to learn more or to schedule your next appointment.