You want your bedroom to be as comfortable as possible, for sleeping and when you're awake. Use these simple energy saving tips to make your bedroom more energy efficient and comfortable at the same time.
Energy Efficient Bedroom Lighting
Something as small as switching from regular light bulbs to Energy Star qualified LED bulbs can save you up to 75% on your lighting cost immediately. To save energy on bedroom lighting, you can also replace lighting fixtures with ENERGY STAR qualified fixtures, some of which are very eye appealing for decorative purposes which come in a wide variety of styles. And as always the best advice for saving money - turn off the lights whenever you are not using them.
TV and Other Electronic Devices
Home theater, gaming systems, personal computers, and other electronic devices not only add to the overall comfort level of your home but they also account for over 15% of the total energy used in your home not only this, but can use a significant amount of energy even when they're not turned off - which adds up to a big waste of money.
Using a surge protected power strip will not only protect your items against violent lightning storms but also will help save you money. Technology has also allowed for many different devices to be combined into one multi-functional device. Items such as all-in-one computer, TV/DVD combo and many others.
Keep Air Vents Clear
Keeping your air vents free and clear of all debris and furniture can ensure that the maximum air flow can be achieved. This will increase the overall comfort level of your home.