Save money & reduce your home energy usage with these 7 handy energy-saving apps…
Saying you’ll turn off the lights when you leave a room, turning down the thermostat when you leave the house, and washing your laundry with cold water instead of warm are all simple ways to reduce your energy usage. But sometimes it’s hard to remember to do all of the things you can do to save energy at home. That’s when modern technology comes in handy. There are a number of energy-saving apps for your phone that can give you helpful reminders, track your energy usage, or motivate you to adopt more eco-friendly energy-saving habits.
For example, the Energy Cost Calculator app will show you your energy usage by day, week, month, and year, show you which appliances in your home are using the most energy, and calculate your carbon footprint. MyEarth allows you to track your energy usage in 5 categories, and provides suggestions for reducing wasted energy.
These and the other 5 free energy-saving apps below will help you to reduce your energy usage, trim your carbon footprint, and lower your electric bill: