Myths of Home Energy Use
Despite the high price of energy bill, it is likely for people to ignore the importance of saving energy. According to the U.S Department of Energy, typical U.S household spends about $1900 a year on home energy use and a large portion of this money is wasted. Fortunately, there is a lot of ways that saves energy at home. However, there are also a lot of myths that confuse people. Some myths that thought to be saving the energy are actually doing the opposite. For those who are looking for ways to save energy more efficiently, I would like to introduce common myths in various aspects of home such as computer, cooling & heating, and lightening.
“Save Energy and Money Today”- By U.S Department of Energy http://www.energysavers.gov/tips/save_energy.cfm
“When to Turn Off Personal Computers”-http://www.energysavers.gov/your_home/appliances/index.cfm/mytopic=10070
“Sizing and Selecting a Room Air Conditioner”- By U.S Department of Energy http://www.energysavers.gov/your_home/space_heating_cooling/index.cfm/mytopic=12420
“When to Turn Off Your Lights”- By U.S Department of Energy http://www.energysavers.gov/your_home/lighting_daylighting/index.cfm/mytopic=12280
“Lighting Choices to Save You Money”- By U.S Department of Energy http://www.energysavers.gov/your_home/lighting_daylighting/index.cfm/mytopic=11975
“Efficient Appliances Save Energy and Money”- By Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) http://www.nrdc.org/air/energy/fappl.asp