Most of the time when you become a renter you are responsible for your own electric bill, so trying some of these useful tips and hacks can help save you some money.

  1. Using LED light bulbs can use up to 90% less energy than your regular incandescent light bulb, saving you money.
  2. Do your laundry with cold water therefore you aren’t having to use hot water which in return raises your heating bill.
  3. Switching over to a Low-Flowing shower head means less water to heat.
  4. Lowering the temperature on your hot water heater to the suggested 120-140 degrees Fahrenheit which can save you any where between 4%-22% annually!
  5. Unplug anything that is not in use like a phone charger, coffee pot, lab top can cost up to $100 yearly if still plugged in also known as energy ghosts.