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Energy Efficiency Considerations In Menlo Park

Are you an energy efficient person living in an energy efficient world working for an energy efficient company? Do you have a “Green” philosophy about life in California and a desire to conserve our natural resources? Do you care about the environment? 

These are the questions that are being asked by those in power who have discovered that “caring about the environment” is a good way to win votes, but what is the real feeling about energy efficiency and conservation? Everyone cares. We all have to live on this planet and no one really wants to see our natural resources disappear, but what are people really willing to do to prevent that? Speeches won’t do it. It takes action, and on a major scale if we’re to slow down the rate of consumption. 

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Why Not Save A Few Bucks?

It’s not as difficult as it sounds. The principle of “everyone doing a little bit to accomplish a whole lot” definitely comes into play here. If each of us uses just a little less energy each day, then that energy will be available to us and our children just a little while longer. Menlo Park Electrical Services has three suggestions to residents in the Bay Area. If each of us does the following, we’ll be taking enormous strides in energy efficiency. 

  1. Turn off a light, television, or computer when not in use. Everyone has failed to do this at some point and most likely still ignores it on a daily basis. Instead of leaving a light, computer, or television on when you walk away from it, turn it off. You can turn it back on easily enough when you return.
  2. Cut one minute off your shower time. You won’t notice it at all, but turn off the water just a minute sooner than you normally would. Every 1440 people who do this will be adding twenty-four hours of available energy resources to the general pool. That includes electricity, gas, oil, and water.
  3. Buy one new appliance this year. Newer appliances are far more energy efficient than the old ones, particularly if you own appliances that are ten years old or older. Replace a washer, dryer, dishwasher, or range this year and you’ll not only save some energy resources, you’ll save on your electric bill.