The Scene
Food. Fun. Lifestyle. Features. All in America's Finest City.

Top 5 Ways Your Home May Be Wasting Energy

Stop wasting energy by putting an end to these bad habits

5 photos
1/5
1. Outdated HVAC Units:nHeating and cooling your home can account for almost half of your overall electric bill. Find everything from smart thermostats to HVAC units at Dixieline.
2/5
2. Old Appliances: Old appliances can be real energy suckers. Replace your old refrigerator, washer and/or dryer with a new certified ENERGY STAR® appliance.
3/5
3. Incandescent Light Bulbs:nReplace old incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs (available at Dixieline), which last up to five times longer than traditional incandescent bulbs and save energy.
4/5
4. Energy Vampires: Energy vampires are electronic devices or appliances that slowly draw power from electrical outlets, even when turned off. Use smart power strips to make those vampires vanish!
5/5
5. Hot Water: Heating water requires a great deal of energy. Using cold water to wash clothes instead of hot water saves energy. Air drying will also save energy and help your clothes to last longer.
Contact Us