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2FD 013: Save Some Energy!

Sean Merron February 15, 2017 163

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Energy is all around us..

But we usually have to pay money to consume it. The quickest way to start saving some extra money is to be mindful of where you are using the energy you have to pay for in your everyday life.

Most utility companies offer budget billing to help with variability in your budget but it’s still important to view the usage statements to understand where you can improve. Most of the opportunities seem like common sense but there are literally hundreds of waves to save on energy and improve the environment at the same time.  CHA-CHING!

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    2FD 013: Save Some Energy!
    Sean Merron

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Discussion Points

  • Sean pre-launched his book!
  • Understanding the utility rates at different usage levels and different times of day.
  • How to save on your water bill.
  • How to save on your electric bill.
  • Budget billing to keep your budget inline but still reviewing your usage.
  • How to insulate your dwelling.
  • Where you’ll get the best savings for your energy saving projects.
  • Covering your windows and fireplace in the winter to prevent drafts.
  • Turning off your pilot lights.
  • How to find out if you have a water leak.
  • Unplugging unused devices.
  • Managing your crawalspace
  • Small tips that add up.
  • Adjusting energy usage to “vacation mode” when you travel.
  • Why it’s so important to change your air filters.
  • How to maximize your HVAC efficiency.
  • Utilities in an apartment complex.
  • Tax credits for energy improvements.

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