Do you switch the light off when you leave a room?

Tip created over a year ago.

According to research over 15 percent of a households electricity consumption is lighting. So if you can try and use fewer lights at your home and remember to turn them off when leaving a room, you could reduce your electricity bill.

It is about getting out of the bad habit and learning to switch the light off in a room when you have left. When driving past many houses in my car you can see that many house tend to have all the light on in all the rooms in the house. This must cost an absolute fortune in electricity? And yes it does.

Remembering to turn the light s off when leaving a room and maybe turning the lights down with a dimmer switch can also reduce your energy usage and help to reduce your electricity bill.

Get into the habit of turning off the lights. It can save you money if you can.

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