Even if your household appliances seem to be running fine, upgrading to a more efficient unit could mean means greater savings. Knowing that large appliances make up 13% of your household usage, any appliances that can be upgraded to more efficient models helps you save on that portion of your electric bill.
This is a great time to get a new:
- Ceiling fan
- CFL bulbs
- Refrigerator (if you buy a new fridge, don’t put the old one out in the garage of basement. Dispose of it properly)
- Washing machine
- Programmable thermostat
- Air conditioner
Make sure to look for Appliance Rebate money and sales tax holiday information in your state.