Halloween May Be Over but Vampires May Still Be Sucking Up Energy in Your Home

How to minimize vampire energy usage and lower your utility bill?
Nov. 4, 2010 - PRLog -- What? Vampires are in my house?  What is vampire energy usage?  It is when an electronic device is using power even though you are not actively using the device. Do you leave your electric toothbrush charger plug in, even though the toothbrush is fully charged and notice that the base of the charger is warm?  How about noticing your cell phone power cord is plugged in and is hot, even though your cell phone is not attached.  It is because power is still coming out of the wall and into the power cord. All the while, using energy that you are paying for but are not using.  

For example you turn off your computer and monitor at the end of the day but the printer is still on. Try a smart strip to save money.  A smart strip is a surge protector that allows you to plug in a control device such as your computer. Then plug in devices that you want to save energy with, for example your printer and scanner. Finally you plug in the devices that need to stay on for instance the modem. Now when you turn off your computer the modem stays on but the printer and scanner turn off. Saving power and most important, you money. You can use a smart strip with your entertainment center too.

Using a smart strip is a great way to start saving money on your energy bill. The next step is to have an energy audit performed on your home. AE3Q (http://www.ae3q.com) has been helping homeowners save money by performing energy audits and energy saving projects on their homes.

How does the process work? AE3Q visits the property and performs an energy audit.  It is a whole house approach.  An AE3Q team evaluates building structure, from the roof top to the foundation.  A report is given to the homeowner with a list of do it yourself and contractor type projects and information if federal and/or utility rebates apply. Should the project need to be performed by a licensed general contractor to qualify for a rebate, AE3Q performs the work and helps the homeowner fill out and submit the necessary paperwork for the rebate. Now the home is more energy efficient and the homeowner is educated on energy efficiency practices. Therefore using less energy and having lower energy bills.

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AE3Q is a women owned AZ company who assists building owners in making buildings healthy, comfortable, and energy efficient. AE3Q offers home performance evaluations, assistance with energy efficient mortgages, project management and verification.
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