How Much Power is needed to run an Average Home?

August 6, 2019

Today, we use many home appliances than before and more power is required to run these appliances in your home. Advancements in technology and insulation are now using most of the power but still some actions can reduce our energy consumption. The amount of power is needed to run a home depends upon on the number of electrical appliances you have and on the way, you control the temperature. If you want to consume the energy in an efficient manner then call the Albany, NY, home inspection, our specialists will not only check your power usage but also guides you on how to reduce your energy consumption.


The fact is the amount of power you need to run an average home depends on many factors such as:

 

  • Number of family members.

  • Size of your house.

  • Do you have an air conditioner, a pool, energy-consuming devices, and spa in your home?

  • How many electrical appliances you have?

  • Climatic conditions you live in.


The professionals of Albany, NY home inspections recommend checking the packaging of the appliance to know about their wattage. It will tell you how much wattage an appliance is taking for each hour. Today, we are addicted to electricity but before us, people have lived for many years without electricity, which also means that we can save energy by reducing consumption. The Albany, NY home inspectors usually recommend few tips, which can help in reducing the energy consumption such as:

  • Use natural light more.

  • If possible, avoid using hot water and wash the clothes in cold water. 

  • When not in use, switch of the appliance.

  • Use LED lights, and television.

  • Instead of main lights, use a lamp.

For more information and tips on reducing the energy consumption, contact the Albany, NY home inspections right away.

 

 

The Author Kevin Maxwell is the owner and operator of Maxwell Home Inspection Services, LLC. Kevin Maxwell is a certified Home Inspector located in Albany NY that has performed over 6000 Inspections
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