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The energy experts at 坦帕电 developed these energy-efficiency tips to help you better manage your home’s energy costs. We’re also pleased to offer more energy-saving programs than any other utility in the state.

To get started on your energy-saving journey, we recommend that you complete a free 能源审计 that’s designed to pinpoint areas where you can save the most. 访问澳门线上真人博彩官网能源审核页面 and choose the energy audit that’s right for you:

炎热的天气

  • hot-weather-square-blue.svgService cooling systems annually and adjust for maximum efficiency.
  • 你的管道系统密封了吗.
  • If possible, replace your central air conditioner with a more efficient unit.
  • If your home will be unoccupied for more than four hours, adjust your thermostat to 80 degrees or higher.
  • When home, set thermostats at 78 degrees or higher. 
  • Consider a new ENERGY STAR® programmable thermostat. Get an 能源之星®智能恒温器折扣 来自澳门线上真人博彩官网公司.
  • 只在有人的房间里打开吊扇. 将它们设置为逆时针旋转.
  • Change air-conditioning filters monthly and make sure they are installed facing the correct direction (look for directional arrows on the side of the filter).
  • 不使用时关闭壁炉阻尼器.
  • Close shades and drapes during the day to help keep the heat outside.
  • Insulate your attic access door and close it tightly if located within an air-conditioned area.
  • Ensure windows and doors are properly weather-stripped.

Earn a 坦帕电 rebate when you replace your old, inefficient 加热和冷却 system with a new, energy-efficient heat pump that meets our energy-saving standards. We also offer an incentive when you have your ductwork 检查并密封. Ask our energy experts to set up a pre-approval inspection.

寒冷的天气

  • cold-weather-square-blue.svgService your heating system annually and adjust for maximum efficiency.
  • 你的管道系统密封了吗.
  • If your home will be unoccupied for more than four hours, turn off the heating. 
  • Set thermostats at 68 degrees or lower in winter.
  • 使用热源时, lower your nighttime thermostat at least 10 degrees for 8 to 10 hours and save 10 percent to 20 percent on heating costs.
  • Consider a new ENERGY STAR® programmable thermostat. Get an 能源之星®智能恒温器折扣 来自澳门线上真人博彩官网公司.
  • 只在有人的房间里打开吊扇. 设置它们顺时针旋转.
  • Change filters monthly and make sure they are installed facing the correct direction (look for directional arrows on the side of the filter).
  • 不使用时关闭壁炉阻尼器.
  • Close shades and drapes at night to keep heat inside.
  • Ensure windows and doors are properly weather-stripped.

Earn a 坦帕电 rebate when you replace your old, inefficient 加热和冷却 system with a new, energy-efficient heat pump that meets our energy-saving standards. We also offer an incentive when you have your ductwork 检查并密封. Ask our energy experts to set up a pre-approval inspection.

水加热

  • waterheater-square-blue.svgInstall heat recovery water heating and save 35 percent to 55 percent on water heating costs with a central air conditioner.
  • Install flow-restricting devices in showers and faucets.
  • Lower water heater thermostat settings to 120 degrees.
  • Replace your water heater with a heat pump system.
  • Turn off your water heater when your home is vacant for two or more days.
  • Drain your water heater and flush sediment out of the tank each year.
  • 绝缘暴露的热水管道.
  • Limit shower length to five to seven minutes.
  • 修理滴水的水龙头.

Laundry

  • washingmachine-square-blue.svg用冷水洗衣服.
  • Do only full laundry loads or adjust the water level accordingly.
  • Clean your dryer’s lint trap before each load.
  • Make sure that the outdoor dryer exhaust door closes when the dryer is off.
  • Verify dryer vent hose is tightly connected to the inside wall fitting.
  • Make sure your dryer’s vent hose is not kinked or clogged.

Kitchen

  • refrigherator-square-blue.svg修理损坏的冰箱门密封件.
  • Replace old appliances with high-efficiency models.
  • Clean refrigerator coils every three months.
  • Switch your refrigerator’s power-saver to “ON,” if available.
  • Set your refrigerator temperature to 34 to 37 degrees Fahrenheit and freezer temperature to zero to five degrees Fahrenheit.
  • 拔掉不用的冰箱或冰柜的插头.
  • Use a microwave, air fryer and/or instant pot for cooking when possible.
  • Let hot food cool before storing it in a refrigerator.
  • 只有在洗碗机满载时才能使用.

Lighting

  • ledlightbulb-square-blue.svgReplace standard incandescent bulbs with efficient light-emitting diode bulbs (LEDs).
  • 关掉不必要的照明.
  • Install automatic timers and/or motion sensors on indoor and outdoor lighting.

Other

  • Seal leaks in your attic, fireplace and around electrical outlets.
  • Shade windows or install reflective materials to windows that face east and west.
  • Caulk and/or weather-strip windows and doors.
  • 隔离墙, ceilings, and crawl spaces that are opposite unconditioned areas (ask about our insulation rebate).
  • Turn computers and monitors off when not in use.
  • Turn off TVs, radios, gaming systems and stereos when not in use.
  • Turn off pool pumps and/or heater when not needed and adjust timer to operate 6-8 hours in summer and 4-6 hours in winter. Get an 能源之星®泳池泵回扣 来自澳门线上真人博彩官网公司.
  • Insulate electric wall plugs and wall switches with foam pads.
  • 用密封胶沿踢脚板填缝.
  • Ensure all new appliances you purchase are approved by ENERGY STAR®, a U.S. government program that encourages energy savings through the use of efficient appliances. Visit 能源之星的级别.gov 了解更多信息.

澳门线上真人博彩官网提供 rebates for implementing stand-alone measures that can add to the comfort of your home and decrease energy costs. 独立措施包括 上限绝缘 and 窗口替换.

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