Book - The case of the rising electric bills
Many people say their electric bills
seem to be on a mysterious upward climb, and their hunch is that rising
electric rates are to blame; but deductive reasoning proves most the increase
in electric bills experienced by most families is actually due to an increased
usage of electricity. The average family spends approximately $1,300 per year
on electric bills.
While the explanation for rising electric bills may
not seem elementary at first, things are quickly put into perspective when you
consider most families have larger homes, an extra refrigerator, swimming pool
and/or spa, several television sets, at least one computer, multi-faceted
entertainment centers, and many other electric devices that make life more
But you don't have to deprive your family, change
your lifestyle or launch an all-out investigation to solve the mystery of high
electric bills. You can continue to enjoy electric luxuries and reduce your
energy bills by 10 to 50 percent by practicing a few energy-saving measures
that work with your lifestyle.
Take a few moments to review this energy saving
detective's notebook - newly updated in 2006 - and share it with your family. You'll be saying, "Aha!"
when you see how easy it is to reduce your home energy use with our practical
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