World Energy Saving Day is celebrated every year on 21 October. The celebration of this day serves as an invitation to reflect on our energy consumption habits and to show the population the actions through which they can contribute their grain of sand to the construction of a more sustainable world.
What is energy saving?
As its name suggests, energy saving is based on using energy in an optimal way to cover our needs without wasting it or spending too much. But… What is the impact of your energy use? Well, using more or less energy does not really have any impact on the supply of light, but it does have an impact on the production of light.
By saving energy, what we are really doing is reducing fuel consumption in the generation of electricity, also avoiding the emission of polluting gases into the atmosphere.
How to save energy at home?
The use of energy saving helps to make a positive contribution to the environment, but also to your wallet, especially now that electricity is so expensive. To help you, here are a few simple tips that are sure to be of great help:
- Turn off the lights. By now we assume that all the bulbs in your home are LED, as they consume the least energy, and if not, change them immediately. However, as we always say, the energy you save the most is the energy you don’t use, so if you leave a room in your house, turn off the lights. Don’t forget to check all the lights when you leave your home either.
- Make the most of natural light. Following on from the previous advice, make the most of as many hours of natural light as possible. Many times we turn on the light without needing to, so before doing so, evaluate it.
- When cooking, cover pots and pans. You may not know it, but putting the lid on a pan saves 25% energy. In addition, you can turn off the heat a few minutes before the end of cooking and take advantage of the residual heat to achieve the optimum cooking point. You can also do the latter when cooking in the oven.
- Unplug what you are not using. Even when they are on standby, appliances continue to consume energy. Examples include: chargers, computers, heaters, digital devices, electric toothbrushes, etc. One way to make it easier to unplug these appliances and make it a habit to save money at home is to use power strips. This way you can unplug several appliances at once.
Commitment to clean self-consumption energies
As you know, at Nostresol we always try to bring renewable energies to your homes so that we all contribute to caring for the planet. In our catalogue we offer different products with different technologies and qualities, but all of them have a positive effect on saving energy consumption:
- Photovoltaic: directly transforms sunlight into electricity using technology based on the photovoltaic effect.
- Thermosolar: consists of harnessing the sun to generate heat that can be used to produce hot water for domestic water consumption.
- Aerothermal: It takes cold or hot air from outside and pumps it inside the appliance, generating hot water with minimum consumption.
If you are interested in switching to self-consumption and want to know which energy is best suited to your home, do not hesitate to contact us and we will give you all the details.