- If I leave a cell phone charger plugged in after unplugging my cell phone, will the charger still use electricity?
- What would be an efficient temperature setting for my thermostat?
- Will a portable electric heater help reduce my electric bill?
- Which portable electric heaters use the least amount of energy?
- What is the easiest way to reduce my electrical usage?
- What temperature should my water heater thermostat be set at?
- Will a programmable thermostat automatically reduce my energy usage?
- Does NineStar Connect charge a fee for energy savings advice?
- What are the best energy efficiency improvements to make to my home?
- What electrical appliances use the most energy in the average home?
- Do Compact Florescent Lamps (CFL’s) use less electricity than incandescent bulbs?
- Where can I get more energy savings advice?
Yes. Transformer type plugs draw a small amount of electricty when they are left plugged in.
68 degrees during the heating season and 74 degrees during the cooling season.
Depending on the type of heating system you have in your home, most portable electric heaters will increase the electrical usage in your home.
Most portable electric heaters consume 1,500 watts of electricity regardless of the type or brand.
Eliminate unnecessary appliances and electronics.
120 degrees or less.
No. Attempting to make multiple adjustments on the thermostat throughout the day can actually cause an increase in energy usage.
No, the Energy Advisor is available to perform energy audits and offer energy savings suggestions to all NineStar Connect members for FREE!
Improving your home’s insulation and air sealing can provide the best return on investment.
Heating systems, water heaters and clothes dryers.
Yes, CFL’s can significantly reduce electrical usage for lighting.
Contact NineStar Connect’s Energy Advisor.