Some tips to save on your home


  • Do not open windows with the heating on.
  • To ventilate the house is enough 10 from 15 minutes.
  • Do not cover heat sources with curtains, furniture or the like.
  • Install a thermostat on the heating and adjust it to a temperature of not more than 20 ° C in winter; for each additional degree you will spend approximately 5% more energy.
  • Periodically check the condition of the boiler, increase their efficiency and duration.
  • Close that does not require radiators and heating off completely if your house will be unoccupied.


  • When reforms in their home, do not hesitate to place a thermal insulation in the exterior walls.
  • Install double glazing instead of double window, because although it is more expensive, greater savings will occur.


  • Take the daylight.
  • Turn off lights when leaving rooms.
  • Use next lights to work as reading, study ... and eliminate indirect lighting involving consumer to have to be more powerful.
  • Replace the "normal" light bulbs with LED. The purchase price is higher but soon amortize the investment because consume 80% less and last 8 times.
  • Keep clean the bulbs, fluorescent tubes and reflectors.

Air conditioner:

  • Before buying an air conditioning, choose the model with the right BTUs for use does not have a high consumption.
  • Close windows and blinds down in the heat of the day and open them when cool.
  • Place the air conditioner in a shady part. If you put the sun will be much higher consumption.
  • always use it at a reasonable temperature, excessive cold greatly increases energy consumption.
  • Keep the filters clean air conditioning, for that cleaning is recommended every two or three months; and if there are smokers in the house more often.

Stove and oven:

  • Cooking with pressure cooker and with little water represents a savings of 50% of energy.
  • Covering pots, pots and pans is achieved save 25% of energy.
  • The best choice for cooking is natural gas or butane, but it must be kept in good condition and prevent the burner flame exceeds the bottom of containers.
  • Do not open the oven door if not essential.
  • Do not use the oven for cooking small quantities of food, or to reheat or thaw.

Hot water:

  • A water temperature of 40 ° C is sufficient for showering. Adjust the heater at that temperature to avoid heat water and then cool mixing.