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Energy Efficiency Tips: 17 Ways To Lower Utility Bills

Posted by Brett Higby on Tue, Mar 12, 2013 @ 04:15 PM

The starting line for reducing your utility costs is to first understand what you’re paying. The U.S. Department of Energy states that 44 percent of your utility energy usage is spent on heating and cooling your home. 33 percent is attributed to lighting, cooking and other appliances, while 14 percent is spent on heating your water, and lastly, 9 percent is consumed by your refrigerator.

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