Last updated on 9 April 2020
Single or as a family, it doesn't matter. Those who are suddenly much more at home, like now during the corona crisis, also consume more energy. Here are five saving tips that you can easily apply and which will immediately have an impact on your energy bill.
LED lighting consumes up to 80% less electricity than a classic lamp and lasts about 50 times longer. It’s about time to find out whether there are still old halogen or incandescent lamps in the house. Need extra motivation? Per LED lamp you save an average of EUR 12 a year on your invoice.
An ice layer of just 2 mm in the freezer compartment immediately increases the energy consumption of your fridge by 10%. Definitely worth defrosting the freezer!
How to defrost the freezer?
Are the kids bored? No better time than now to turn them on and help them prepare a number of meals at the same time. Prepare large quantities and freeze portions for the next few weeks. Batch cooking, also known as Sunday cooking: a food trend that is guaranteed to save you time and energy.
Attention: do not forget to cover pots with a lid to reduce cooking time!
Washer and dryer are two energy guzzlers. In the household, everything has to go fast. We are often stuck to certain habits without questioning them. By simply washing efficiently and planning our washing time better, your energy consumption will be significantly reduced. Sure do!
No more bickering about who can plug in his phone's charger. Whatever you do, always choose power strips with an off switch, so you can switch everything on and off quickly. A handy way to avoid leaking electricity!
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