Saving Electricity in Your Gainesville Apartment

Saving electricity is one of the best ways to lower your monthly bills while making a positive environmental impact. There are many simple steps you can take to reduce your energy consumption, but it’s important to remember that consistent efforts are the key to significant savings in your monthly bills.

Some of the things you can do to save electricity in your Gainesville apartment include:

  • Switching to compact fluorescent (CFL) light bulbs – these are much more energy efficient and longer lasting than traditional incandescent bulbs.
  • Putting TVs, stereos, game consoles and other plug-in electronics onto a power strip with a switch – even when turned off, these devices can draw power from a wall outlet, but not when they are plugged into a power strip that’s switched off.
  • Don’t overwork the A/C – when possible, turn up the temperature on the air conditioner and use fans. Some experts say that fans can make a room feel like it’s 7-8 degrees cooler.
  • Unplug your laptop and cell phone after charging – these devices will continue to draw power after they are fully charged.

If you can get yourself into these habits in your Bellamay Grand apartment, it’s a great way to save money and do your part for the environment. For more information on our available units, contact our leasing office today.

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