10 Quick Ways to Save Electricity

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on Tuesday, 22 January 2008
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  1. For crying out loud, it's raining outside - turn off the aircon.
  2. Go home and read a book.
  3. Throw away your television. (This will save your life too)
  4. Try out a raw food only diet
  5. Throw stones at street lamps so the municipality has an excuse to replace the bulbs with CFL bulbs.
  6. Buy a sheep to mow the lawn.
  7. Charge your cellphone in the car or use a wind-up cellphone charger.
  8. Implement Daylight Savings Time - a newly introduced change in DST in the USA is saving them an extra 3 billion kilowatt hours.
  9. Use a towel, not a hairdryer, to dry your hair.
  10. Get to know electricity better - Here is what 1 kilowatt-hour can allow you to do:
1200 electric shaves (> 3 years) or
slice 100 breads or
dry your hair 15 times or
4 TV evenings (!!!) or
listen to 15 CDs or
use a small refrigerator for 24 hours or
20 microwave meals or
drill 250 holes or
4 evenings of light with 60 W incandescent lamps or
20 evenings of light with 11 W compact fluorescent light.

Source: treehugger.com

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PattiLain Tuesday, 22 January 2008

Good advice!

aksn1p3r Tuesday, 22 January 2008

Yea, do cut down!

Dutch Courage Tuesday, 05 February 2008

interesting... especially the tv evenings!

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