A Simple Suggestion to Save Electricity

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A Simple Suggestion to Save Electricity

Each one of us plays a part in the health and sustainability of planet Earth as well as our environment. Some individuals have access to lots of financial resources to be able to contribute to keeping our planet and the environment clean. However, a large majority of the population does not have massive financial resources to do so. Still, there are some very simple actions that all of us can take to contribute to protecting our environment. 

One very effective way to help keep the environment clean is to conserve as much energy as possible. Starting with saving electricity in our homes! This can be achieved by simply turning off your lights and utilizing more natural light to illuminate our homes. Here are a couple of important benefits that come with turning off the lights and saving electricity.

Help Reduce Harmful Emissions

Many power plants are operated using fossil fuels (which are natural fuels) including gas, coal and crude oil. When these fuels are burned, the emissions released into the environment can create harmful effects for the planet. Most notable of these emissions is carbon dioxide, which contributes to the earth’s “greenhouse effect.” When too much carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere, the planet can heat up, which can dramatically affect the environment.

Saving electricity in your home can contribute to conserving energy. Creating a habit of turning off your lights when you’re leaving, for example, will help to save energy on the power grid and reduce emissions into the environment.

Consider “Daylighting” as an Alternative Option

In addition to turning off your lights to conserve electricity, you may want to consider alternative lighting systems that help to save energy. Living in a sun-drenched area like Southern California provides you with many environmentally friendly options that you can utilize. Installing a daylighting system in your home is one of the most energy-efficient selections available.

Solatube Daylighting

“Daylighting” is defined as, “the illumination of buildings using natural light.” By adding daylighting tube structures to your home, which work to draw in lots of natural light, you’ll enjoy an abundance of natural light throughout the day. Better yet, you’ll be saving precious energy.

Regardless of where you’re located, daylighting systems can reduce the amount of electricity that you’ll need to power lights during the day. In return, you’ll likely save money on your electric bill.

Whether you are installing a daylighting system at your home in Los Angeles, San Diego, or any other part of the country, utilizing natural light. Combined with turning off lighting when you leave the house, it will surely help the environment (and your wallet) in the long run.

To contact dealers in the San Diego and South Orange County areas, call Solatube Home, the industry leader, at 619.319.9426. For our Los Angeles and North Orange County dealers, contact at 323.886.2271.