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Save electricity during Coronavirus

Save electricity during Coronavirus

How to save electricity during the coronavirus contingency?


Due to the period of social distancing necessary to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, we will spend more time in our homes, using electrical equipment, especially air conditioning.


In addition, currently, several people carry out their work tasks through the teleworking modality, as well as being entertained by streaming applications, such as Netflix, YouTube, Disney Plus or HBO Max.


How to reduce electricity consumption at home


Social distancing measures imply that light consumption will increase in homes and with this the total amount to be paid. That is why we bring you tips to reduce electricity consumption at home.


Take advantage of natural light on the electric

It is a good time to open the curtains and let natural light enter the spaces of your home. Avoid using light bulbs during the day. Also, light spaces are much healthier.


Disconnect electrical appliances that you will not use

This includes all electrical appliances, including those on standby and the cell phone charger.


Reduce the brightness of your TV and cell phone screen

Enter the settings of your television and cell phone to reduce the brightness of the screen. This saves electricity.


Use energy-saving lamps or energy-saving light bulbs

Energy-saving light bulbs and lamps reduce electricity consumption significantly. They are probably a little more expensive in the initial purchase, but they last longer and they’re saving over time is also remarkable.


Turn off the light in areas and rooms where there are no people

This may seem like a no-brainer, but it is a very common mistake, especially if you live in homes with children and adolescents. This is a good opportunity to teach them that habit.


Use lids in the pots to cook

This allows the heat inside the pot to concentrate, so the food will cook faster, so the burner will be used for less time.


Clean the air conditioning filters

Maintaining air conditioning equipment allows you to have a higher performance of the equipment and consume less electricity.


Remember to always go to specialized technicians. Do not attempt to install or maintain your HVAC on your own, it can be dangerous and expensive.