Moneysavinggadgets.com gives you a couple of free money saving tips
1) Ask your electric and/or gas utility if they do free home energy audit or for a reasonable charge. A home energy audit can save you hundreds of dollars a year on home heating and air conditioning. If they do not you should ask them to refer you to a qualified professional
2) A running tap wastes over 6 litres of water per minute. Obviousley you can save a lot of money by turning off the tap whilst brushing your teeth, washing or shaving your face. Using cold water where you don’t need hot also has a positive influence on you water bill
3) By Lowering your thermostat by just 1°Cyou could save around $72.43 (€57.14 / £55 ) a year.
4) If you aren’t already using energy saving lightbulbs you should start using them NOW! Not only they last up to 10 times longer than ordinary lightbulbs but moreover you can save you around $52.67 (€41.65 / £40) over the lifetime of the bulb.This saving could be around $85.59 (€67.53 / £65) over its lifetime if you’re replacing a high wattage incandescent bulb, or one used for more than a few hours a day.
5) Start saving on your energy bills by line-drying your clothes whenever it is possible. So even on those dry winter days you should hang your clothes outside to dry instead of using a tumble dryer. Your clothes will feel and smell fresher and there is a great chance that your clothes dry more quickly than you would expect.
6) The factory settings of the brightness on your television are often too bright for home use – maybe a litte deal between the television manufacturers and energy suppliers – and how brighter the television is set how more energy it uses. Therefore make sure that the brightness setting on your television is suitable for your room.
7) Try to make use of the off-hour rate programs that are often offered by electric utilities. It can save you up to $100 a year on your electricity costs. Find out information about these money-saving programs on the internet or by just calling your electric utility