This episode of 101 Ways to Live Well Every Day we are talking about Saving Power! At first, it may seem a little strange to think about how saving power is helping you to live well, but it’s actually super important. We talked about 3 different ways that saving power will help you have a much better life.
One of our Live Well Tips was all about energy saving in your home.
Live Well Tip #89
Switch to LED light bulbs.
- Buy ENERGY STAR appliances. Energy efficient large appliances are made with saving power and money in mind. When its time to replace your next large appliance, make sure you’re using an energy saving machine.
- Shut off lights and devices you’re not using. If you take daily, energy-efficient actions, you’re guaranteed to see some drops on your energy bills.
Help the Environment
There are a lot of different electric companies and organizations that are working to bring clean energy (called green energy) to the world. They use different things like air, water, and the sun to power things. If you have a chance to change use some of these things, you’ll be helping the environment in a big way!
Here in San Diego, San Diego Gas and Electric Company (SDG&E) has developed an Energy Innovation Center, that showcases some of the most futuristic and innovative technologies, to help people learn more about energy and conservation. You can check them out Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92117.
Unplug and Discover!
The best part of saving power as a kid is to really force you to get away from the TVs, the video games, and the internet, and get out to play and discover the world around me! So get up, get out, and get moving!
Live Well Tip #100
Unplug electronic devices when not in use.
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What are some ways that you are saving power? Leave me a comment in below!