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What are the biggest home energy users?

The Choose Energy Team
By The Choose Energy Team February 11th, 2016

Understanding Your Electricity Use

Many of us have probably dread the electricity bill’s arrival and with good reason. Like many other commodities, residential electricity prices seem to rise and fall from moment to moment creating confusion, and oftentimes unnecessarily high monthly bills.

To help understand residential energy usage and save on your bills, we’ve collected some data on where most household energy goes along with some helpful tips to reduce your energy consumption.

Biggest Home Energy Hogs

When you are looking at your bill and wondering where all this energy is being used, here are some things you should know. There are two significant home energy culprits, which account for roughly 75% of your home’s energy consumption*.

  • Appliances, electronics, and lighting.  consumes roughly one-third of the energy that flows into your home, translating to roughly $25-30 per month.

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