Gị Appliances Ndi-ezu Ị Blind, agha Back!

Your Appliances Are Robbing You Blind, Fight Back!

Ha na-anọdụ e ogologo ụbọchị dum na-achọ-emeghị ihe ọjọọ, dị ka ma ọ bụrụ na ihe ọ bụla n'ime ụdị na-aga. Ma mgbe ị na-adịghị achọ, na ọbụna mgbe ị na-, gị ngwa na-anapụ gị ìsì. Ha na-nnọọ na-eme ya n'ụzọ na-bụ ike ịchọpụta, ma-eme ka mba ndudue, niile nke gị ngwa bụ ndị ikpe mara. Site ngwa nju oyi ka ngwa ndakwa nri, ihe niile na-tọrọ plugged na na-bilking ego si gị akụ site na gị ịba uru ụgwọ.

Ma, ndị a ike hogs na-eme ihe karịrị-agba ọsọ n'elu ị ịba uru ụgwọ. They are collectively doing a lot of harm to the planet. A little bit of energy waste in your home may not make that much difference to you. But multiply the waste by tens of millions, and it can have catastrophic effects in a given region.

Na 2012, California closed a two-year program that replaced inefficient appliances, mostly water heaters and cooling system. Approximately 178,000 households participated. Such programs are only the beginning. Mee elu mee ala, bịa ala ndị mmadụ n'otu n'otu prioritizing ume arụmọrụ mgbe ọ na-abịa ngwa oru ịzụrụ.

Ọkụ na-n'ozuzu akwali ego. Mmalite ụgwọ n'okpuru ịchịkwa ike ebu on atọ asakde iso ese:

  1. Nweta ihe asọmpi price maka utilities
  2. Ịzụta ume-oru oma ngwa
  3. Ndụ a greener si ebi ndụ

Ka na-elerukwu anya na onye ọ bụla nhọrọ:

Get a More Mpi Ahịa maka Utilities

Ijuanya, ọtụtụ ndị ka na adịghị aghọta na mgbe ọ na-abịa ịba uru na enye, ha nwere ike ịzụ ahịa gburugburu. Ọ bụrụ na ị na-ebi Texas, Illinois, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania, you are not restricted to a single provider. You pay for energy by the kilowatt hour (kWh).

There is an excellent chance that there is someone offering an even better price than what you are currently getting. N'ezie, price is not the only thing to consider. But it is a big one. Click here for more information on different providers and energy plans in your state.

Purchase Energy-Efficient Appliances

Refrigerators, washers, and dryers are big, obvious candidates for an efficiency upgrade. Onye ọ bụla maara otú ihe ike ndị ígwè eme ihe n'ụzọ na. Otú ọ dị, ata culprits nwere ike ịbụ obere ngwa na-eji nwayọọ hụrụ-adị kwa ụbọchị. Forbes ama a na-ekwu banyere okwu:

Digital foto okpokolo agba ndị bụ obere, n'ihi ya, ọ bụ ike chere na ha ka ike hogs. Ma ọ bụrụ na onye ọ bụla U.S. ezinụlọ ama otu n'ime ndị a okpokolo agba agba ọsọ gburugburu elekere, ọ ga-ewe ise ike na osisi na-agba ọsọ ha niile, na-ekwu na Electric Ike Research Institute (EPRI), ihe ọkụ eletrik-okowụk nnyocha na mmepe nonprofit.

This piece also goes on to point out energy vampires like printers and speakers. They are so called because they are sucking up energy even when they are not on. Mobile phone chargers and laptop adapters also qualify, as they are trickling energy even when nothing is plugged into them. Bottom line: no appliance is too small for energy considerations

Live a Greener Lifestyle

N'ikpeazụ, we come to the place where these types of articles always end up. Whether it be energy efficiency or personal finance, kasịnụ ngwọta bụ na anyị na-agbanwe anyị si ebi ndụ na-enwe na-adịgide adịgide mgbanwe.

Ị adịghị n'ezie ga-ewere a 30 nkeji ịsa na kacha ekpo ọkụ ugbu okpomọkụ ị nwere ike. Ị na-adịghị na-asa ihe nke uwe mgbe naanị onye ahụ yi. Ndị a ike nchekwa Atụmatụ si U.S. ọchịchị bụ ebe dị mma na-amalite figuring otú i nwere ike ime gị akụkụ.

Anyị niile nwere akụkụ na-egwu. Gị oriri ike bụghị nditịm a onwe okwu n'etiti gị na ike ụlọ ọrụ. Ọ bụ a obodo okwu, dị ka ume bụ a mmachi, shared resource. We might one day figure out how to get usable energy out of dark matter. But until then, we have to manage the resources at our disposal. It is up to each of us to manage those resources with care.

Njikọ Isiokwu

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