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5 Simple Green Things That Will Drastically Cut Your Energy Bills

5 Simple Green Things That Will Drastically Cut Your Energy Bills

One of the first steps that you should take in an economic slump is finding all the areas of fat and cutting them. I don’t mean going on a diet, well I sort of do, a utility diet. Do everything that you can to control your fixed expenses. That means downsizing your living space, transportation, cable bill, water bill, and electricity bill. Cutting your electricity bill can have a dramatic effect. Here are some quick and easy ways to downsize your electricity bill really fast: Plug everything into power strips and turn them off when you leave everyday. Control your thermostat and dress for economic success, which means heavier pajamas. Get under the blankets at night and turn the heat off if you can. You save $114 annually by adjusting your thermostat three degrees. Use candle light. It’s so much more relaxing and it doesn’t take any energy at all. If you’re just sitting ar...

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