When it comes to cutting down on the costs associated with your electricity bill, buying eco friendly devices such as energy efficient television sets and radios, is one way you can do just that, but there are products out there that are specifically designed to help you lower your electricity bill. Here are 3 devices that monitor the electricity consumption of various items within the household and are guaranteed to lower your monthly electricity bill.
English: Modern wind energy plant in rural scenery. Français : Une éolienne moderne dans un paysage rural. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
1) Belkin Energy Monitor
Many people are unaware of the fact that various devices within their household actually consume energy even when they’re turned off. While it isn’t practical to unplug every single appliance within your household when it’s not in use, by utilizing the Belkin Energy Monitor you can see which equipment consumes the most energy when it’s off, so that you decide if it’s worth it to plug it out once it’s off.
2) Powerhouse Dynamics eMonitor
If you want to get detailed information about the specific room within your household that consumes the most electricity, you can use an eMonitor. The powerhouse Dynamics eMonitor is an equipment that installs deep down to the circuit level. Because of this feature, it is able to read the energy consumption of each room and sends detailed information about the energy consumption rate of it to an app you install on your smart phone and/or computer.
3) Bits Limited – LCG3
Even though chargers stop sending electricity to the device it’s charging once the device is full, it still consumes a small amount of energy that adds up overtime even after the fact. This wonderful device monitors how much electricity is being consumed by the chargers of a wide variety of devices such as cellphones, tablets, laptops, etc. Once the device’s battery is full, it will automatically cut off all electricity flowing to the charger. This is an ideal solution for those that frequently leave their electronics to charge overnight.
By purchasing energy monitoring products like these, you’ll be able to have more control over the amount of electricity that your home unnecessarily consumes and thus reduce your bill month after month.