It doesn’t matter what side you are politically. Environmental problems are front page on the news these days.
Our lives are affected by environmental issues, but we are also the ones causing them. Issues such as hurricanes, hot weather, and fires are becoming more prevalent today. Since they are being constantly broadcasted on the news, this has made people think about how they can improve the environment with their own behaviors.
Did you know that creating an eco-friendly house is becoming more and more significant to people as well? They want to reduce the carbon footprint and pollution that comes from their home. They want it to be inexpensive as well. There are a ton of opportunities and ways to make your home green. Read our tips below.
Use Lights That Are Efficient on Energy
You should switch out for incandescent lights for LED lights. This will save a lot of energy in the long-run. LED lights use less electricity and hold up for a long time. This will mean that you will have less of a need to purchase and change the bulbs regularly. LED bulbs are becoming more and more common to the general public. These bulbs will eventually be less expensive as well.
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Filter Out Your Water
Most individuals do not like to drink out of the sink, but consuming water from plastic bottles have created a ton of waste across America. Most plastic bottles do not end up in the recycling bin. When you drink filtered water from your sink, your drinking water will not sitting in the plastic container as long and this will leave a reduced amount of time for the water take in particles that we usually drink.
Lights That Have Motion Sensors
A great strategy to lower costs when it comes to energy is using lights only when needed. Turn off the lights when you leave the room. But most people have a hard time implementing this habit – specifically children. It is a waste of cash and energy when a room is not being used while having the lights on.
Using a motion sensor is a great way to save energy, since they are available and can be incorporated into your lights. When there is no motion for a set time period, the lighting in the room will turn off on its own. This will be financially efficient as well as save energy.
Do you have a question about creating an eco-friendly home? Call 949-392-6400 to get in touch with the Reed Team today!