May 17, 2023
5 Ways To Make Your Apartment More Energy Efficient
Are you concerned about the impact of your apartment’s energy usage on the environment and your wallet? Luckily, there are many ways to make your apartment more energy-efficient, from simple adjustments to more significant upgrades. Here are some tips to help you save energy and money while living in The Campden.
Upgrade Your Lighting
One of the easiest ways to make your apartment more energy-efficient is to switch to LED light bulbs. LED bulbs use up to 75% less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs and last up to 25 times longer. This simple switch can make a big difference in your energy consumption and save you money on your electricity bill.
Adjust Your Thermostat
Keeping your apartment at a consistent temperature can help you save on your heating and cooling costs. Try setting your thermostat a few degrees lower in the winter and a few degrees higher in the summer. You can also invest in a programmable thermostat that allows you to set different temperatures throughout the day.
Use Energy-Efficient Appliances
When shopping for appliances, look for models that are ENERGY STAR certified. These appliances are designed to use less energy without sacrificing performance. You can also save energy by using your appliances more efficiently, such as washing clothes in cold water and running the dishwasher only when it’s full.
Electronics and appliances that are plugged in, but not in use, still draw power. This is known as “phantom energy” or “vampire power.” Unplugging electronics when they’re not in use can help you save on your energy bill and reduce your carbon footprint.
Install Low-Flow Fixtures
Low-flow fixtures, such as showerheads, use less water than traditional fixtures, resulting in lower water bills and reduced energy use. These fixtures work by reducing the amount of water that flows through them while still maintaining adequate water pressure.
Inquire At The Campden
At The Campden, we understand the importance of energy efficiency and sustainable living. Looking for a luxurious and pet-friendly apartment in Dartmouth? Inquire with The Campden today! Call us at 902-334-3200 or email us at [email protected] for more information.