Monday, 9 April 2012

Why You Should Invest in Energy Saving Products

The market is filled with energy saving products that make it easier for you to save power and use renewable energy sources.  There is a wide range of products which can help you save money on your electricity bill, here are a few worth checking out!

1. Solar Chargers

Foldable Solar Charger
The solar charger is a device that makes use of the sun’s energy to charge the electrical devices that are present in your house. You can charge many electrical devices like digital cameras, PDAs and iPods. You just need to leave the batteries in the charger in the morning and by afternoon the gadget will be completely charged. The energy saving bulb is the second product that will help you save energy. Try not to use incandescent bulbs because it is known that around 90% of the electricity is required just to heat the tungsten metal filament – and is wasted.

2. Energy Saving Plugs

Eco Universal
It is a great energy saving device which lets you save lot of energy.  You just need to plug the devices that you are using in this plug and it does the rest. For example if you plug your PC into the master socket energy will be saved. The plug automatically shuts down if your PC is switched off or on standby position – which helps you save electricity. 

3. Electricity Monitors

PowerCost Monitor
By making use of the electricity monitor you can get to see the amount of electricity you are using, how much the electricity is costing and how much carbon dioxide emissions you are releasing to the environment. By using of the electricity monitor you can get information on how much you need to save in order to lower your power bill.

4. Solar Panels

By using solar panels you can harness the power of the sun to generate electricity for your home, and use a renewable energy source that does not harm the environment. Solar panels cost between $2,000 to $5,000, depending on the size and technology used, however this is an investment that you will return in 3-8 years.

Blue Planet Solar Panel
Energy saving products help you become aware of the energy you are using (or wasting), and help you lower your electricity bill by preserving energy. Moreover, by using renewable energy sources like the sun you help preserving the environment and making earth a greener place. Start making use of energy saving products and make a difference.

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Written by Dan Vanter & edited by Kim Gillett