Otherwise, it will have to work harder to maintain your preferred humidity setting.
Calculation in Completed Actions is actual savings which is updated monthly.
The dryer vent tends to get blocked with lint at vent openings and along the duct length. Blocked vents are a fire hazard and result in unnecessarily long dry times.
It will provide a consistent and seasonally-appropriate amount of water to your lawn and plants, automatically, while helping avoid water waste. Look for a smart control system that is weather-based, with a rain sensor and associated shut-off.
Lawns require large amounts of water to maintain. Xeriscaping typically includes cactus or other hardy-plant gardens, gravel or other hardscaping. Synthetic turf is typically maintenance-free.
Smart Plugs can help eliminate standby power draw, which can save energy. Most models can be scheduled and controlled remotely, and many pair with Google or Amazon virtual assistant systems.
This saves substantial amounts of energy (both from washing and heating water) and water. Smaller load settings should also be used, if available. Prewashing dishes is usually unnecessary.
Most still use small amounts of power even when they are in a standby mode. Unplug phone chargers, toasters, blenders and other electronics when not in use.
Air leaks from windows and doors reduce comfort and increase energy use. This is an easy DIY project, and inexpensive caulk and weatherstrip are widely available at home improvement stores. It can help you save up to 20% on energy bills!
Regular maintenance and cleaning will keep your HVAC system running at peak efficiency. Keeping your HVAC system clean and properly adjusted every two years will reduce energy use and repair costs. Implementing good maintenance practice can save at least 5%-10% of space-heating energy usage.
Most use much less power in a standby or low-power mode. Adjust power management settings for inactivity.