Energy Savings Tip #10 – Turn off the lights when you leave the room

Energy Savings Tips, Tips & Tricks
The most efficient light bulb is one that is turned OFF. We realize this is one of the most obvious tips, but it’s worth repeating. Leaving unnecessary lights on is a waste of energy and money. The worst offenders are high wattage bulbs that turn on in groups, such as the lights found above bathroom vanities, fans and chandeliers. They burn lots of electricity. If leaving the lights on is a chronic problem for you, it could be costing as much as a hundred dollars a year or more.   Here’s a funny photo that has been quite popular on Pinterest.
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Energy Savings Tip #9 – Five ways to save money when heating your swimming pool.

Energy Savings Tips, Fun Facts, Just for fun, Tips & Tricks
We at Oasis Energy believe that swimming pools are meant to be enjoyed, but we know few people who enjoy swimming in cold water.  A pool heater allows you to extend your swim season and swim in comfort just about any day of the year, regardless which season it is. Many people fear using the pool heater because they associate it with expensive bills. In today’s world it doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg to heat your pool.   Here are some tips to reduce your pool heating costs. 1. Use a pool cover. This is the single most effective way to prevent heat loss from your pool. The pool cover slows the rate in which the air cools the water. The means your heater doesn’t…
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Energy Savings Tip #8 – Is your water heater too hot? How much is it costing you?

Energy Savings Tips, Fun Facts
Oasis Energy wants you to know that having your water heater temperature too high can lead to: 1. Higher electricity or gas bills than expected. The water heater typically accounts for almost 20% of your utility bill. 2. Increased risk of scalding. Be extra cautious if you have young children in the house.   Many people don't realize their water heater is set too high. The manufactures of water heaters typically set the water heater to a high temperature by default. Their primary goal isn't energy efficiency, but rather to let you know that your new water heater is working properly and is generating very hot water. In the winter as the water travels down the pipes heat is lost. As the weather warms up less  heat is lost and the…
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