Energy bills are one of the major expenses and it sometimes becomes impossible to meet those expenses. By following simple ways, you can save a lot of money on the energy expenses and utilize the same money on something productive. Here we will discuss 5 simple ways with which you can save a lot of money.

1.Switch to LED Bulbs

Saving money starts at home. It is important to change those incandescent bulbs in your homes with LED bulbs. LED bulbs use 85% less energy and give brighter light. Instead of using 3 incandescent bulbs, you can use 1 LED bulb and it will give more light in less energy. Your homes will look much brighter and your budget will be in surplus.

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2.Install Smart Switches

One of the basic ways to save energy is to switch off lights and other appliances when not in use. If this seems like a tough task to do, consider replacing your regular light switches with smart switches. Smart switches automatically switch off the lights and fans when no one is in the room. They have a motion detector which detects if there is someone in the room. You can save as much as $100 per year.

3.Turn Down the Thermostat

It is a well-known fact that turning down the thermostat by 1o C can cut the heating bills by up to $120 annually. It is wise to wear a jumper or a jacket to bear the cool season while keeping the expenses short and within the budget. If you already have reduced your thermostat and want to further cut the energy costs down, you can find smart thermostats which automatically controls the temperature of your home and turns down when nobody is at home. You can also control such thermostats via the internet.

4.Use Tinted Windows

Tinted windows are one of the best options you can utilize to cut the energy costs down. These windows reflect the sunlight and do not let heat coming inside the home. You can use these tinted windows to keep the temperature of the home mild and use the air conditioner at a lower degree of temperature. Not only you will save a lot of money from these windows but it will also increase the curb appeal of your home. It is estimated that you can save as much as $200 by using tinted windows.

5.Take Chargers out of the Socket

When you have fully charged your phones, laptops or other devices, you should make sure to turn off the switches as well as remove the chargers from the socket. This is one of the best ways to control the energy bills and save a lot of money.

These are 5 simple ways to control the energy expenses and save a lot of money annually. You can use the saved money in other projects that are more productive and make you financially stable.

Author's Bio: 

Pritom Das is a Tech Entrepreneur, a business development consultant, a motivational speaker, and a freelance writer. He has Worked Exclusively as a full-time Freelance technology&lifestyle writer for 5 years.