Koutou Appliances ae pahua ana i matapo koe, whawhai Hoki!

Your Appliances Are Robbing You Blind, Fight Back!

Noho ana ratou i reira i te ra roa titiro harakore, me te mea kahore i roto i te tini o te kei te haere i runga i. Otiia, no te kore e koutou titiro, a tae noa ko koe ina, kei te tahae i tou taputapu koe matapo. Kei te mahi tika ana ratou i te reira i roto i te ara e ko te uaua ki te kitea, engari kia kaua e hape, He hara katoa o koutou taputapu. Mai i te pouaka ki te ngaruiti, Kei te bilking katoa e mono te noho i roto i te moni i tō pūkete pēke mā koutou pire whaipainga.

Ko e mahi i enei poaka pūngao neke atu i te rere ake koutou pire whaipainga. 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.

I roto i te 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. I te pae hopea, haere mai ki raro ki takitahi te whakaraupapa i pai pūngao ina tae mai te reira ki te pürere hoko.

E te tikanga ue'i kiritaki i te moni. Getting taea menā ka te pire i raro i te mana i runga i toru akina:

  1. Haere i te utu atu whakataetae mō pāraha
  2. Hoko taputapu pūngao-tōtika
  3. A ora i te āhua e Greener

Kia tango a he titiro i ia kōwhiringa:

Tikina he Price atu tauwhāinga mō Taputapu

Koinei, he maha nga iwi e kore ano e ite e, no te haere mai te reira ki kaiwhakarato whaipainga, taea e hoko ratou a tawhio noa. Ki te ora ia koutou i roto i 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. o te akoranga, 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. Te tangata e matau te nui o te mana kino i te hunga mīhini. Heoi, kia te mau pūhia nga taputapu iti e ata haere rā hia. Forbes i ki te mea i tenei e pā ana ki te mea:

He iti papa pikitia Digital, na te uaua ki te whakaaro o ratou rite poaka pūngao. Otiia ki te ia U.S. whare i rere tetahi o enei papa a tawhio noa te karaka, e tango i te reira e rima tipu kaha ki te rere ratou katoa, e ai ta te Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), he rangahau me te whanaketanga te haamaharaa i te hiko-arotahi.

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

I te pae hopea, we come to the place where these types of articles always end up. Whether it be energy efficiency or personal finance, te otinga hopea ko e to tatou i te taui i to tatou huru oraraa ki te oaoa i te huringa tonu.

E kore e mau e koe ki te tango i te 30 ua meneti i te pāmahana rawa ka taea e koe te tu. E kore koe e whai ki te horoi i te tūemi o kakahu i muri i te kotahi noa te mau. Enei tohutohu kaitiaki pūngao i te U.S. He kāwanatanga he wahi pai ki te tīmata fakakaukau'i e founga koe e taea e koutou te wahi.

Tatou katoa i te wahi ki te tākaro. E kore ko te tino tou kohi pūngao he mea tūmataiti waenganui o koutou, me te kamupene te mana. He mea hapori Ko te, rite pūngao ko te iti, 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.

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