Hidden energy users in your home
If you want to reduce your energy bill, check your household for hidden energy hogs that eat up more than their reasonable share of power and contribute to wasted energy.
Energy bills do not itemise expenses like bank statements or credit card bills. Luckily, there are ways to figure out which appliances, systems and habits contribute to higher energy bills.
Smart power plugs can connect a device to a power point, then transmit the relevant energy usage data for that device to your smartphone. Some energy retailers can even use this smart meter usage data to explain monthly usage and bills to their customers.
If you don't want to invest in several smart power plugs, or install solar power, it’s up to you to figure out which appliances, systems and habits contribute to higher energy bills. Here are all the hidden energy users in your home that you can eliminate.