How to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly  [Infographic]

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When you see your power bill every month, do you ever wonder where all of that electricity went? Surely your air conditioning can’t make that much of a difference!

But in reality, the total percentage of energy used by a home is affected more by appliances, and space and water heating than most all else. The diagram below from the U.S. Energy Information Administration outlines exactly where the watts are being used.

home energy consumption

So, what can you do about? A lot, in fact. And this infographic should give you a high-level overview of the areas of your home that may be draining your power, and what you can do to take action against it.

 

 

eco friendly home infographic

 

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  • Ian Andrew

    As the Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Greener Ideal, Ian has been a driving force in environmental journalism and sustainable lifestyle advocacy since 2008. With over a decade of dedicated involvement in environmental matters, Ian has established himself as a respected expert in the field. Under his leadership, Greener Ideal has consistently delivered independent news and insightful content that empowers readers to engage with and understand pressing environmental issues.

    Ian’s expertise extends beyond editorial leadership; his hands-on experience in exploring and implementing sustainable practices equips him with practical knowledge that resonates with both industry professionals and eco-conscious audiences. This blend of direct involvement and editorial oversight has positioned Ian as a credible and authoritative voice in environmental journalism and sustainable living.

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