Husband and wife, Tony and Megan, debate the benefits of "saving green" versus "being green." Tony has made a New Year's resolution to be more frugal in 2010 while Megan is determined to have a healthier planet and family.
Friday, March 19, 2010
Day 74: Cooling Off
I decided to log into Duke Energy to find out what they might suggest as the primary electricity culprits in my house. After filling out some basic information about the appliances and the size of the house, I got the following chart:
It turns out the biggest impact I can have is to reduce the cooling during the summer. I can also try replacing the rest of the bulbs in the house with low-wattage bulbs. Time to head to Home Depot!