I will admit, I love gadgets, and gadgets that help save energy and money are even better! Not too long ago, my household utility bill was a major monthly expense ($500+ some months). My home is 2500 sq. ft. with a swimming pool. My wife, myself, and our two children live in the home year round. Over the past two years my family and I have been focusing on reducing our kWh consumption. We have changed incandescent bulbs to energy efficient CFL’s and have even started using LED lighting. We have also upgraded our older appliances to newer Energy Star rated appliances. Within a few short months, we were able to cut our kWh usage in half! Over the first year alone, our annual energy bill was slashed by 2600 dollars. Now, with the help of “The Energy Detective”, I am saving even more energy, and energy equals dollars.
Last month I purchased “The Energy Detective” also known as TED. TED is an energy monitor that allows my family to see our kWh consumption in real time! TED can also keeps a running daily kWh total. The TED unit was also super easy for my electrician friend Tim to install. Once the TED unit was installed and up and running, I was enthralled with turning different lights and appliances on and off to check their kWh draws. (Click Read More to Continue)