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falcondisruptor

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My Best Electricity Bill
« on: October 30, 2014, 07:48:31 AM »
Watch those kWh/day drop!  Thanks guys for the motivation!



Super unsure that the picture will show.
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NumberCruncher

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Re: Got my Best Electricity Bill this Week
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2014, 07:57:30 AM »
Wow! Way to go!

10X change??  Please share what you changed! :D

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Re: Got my Best Electricity Bill this Week
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2014, 08:15:38 AM »
its 5x change that bottom one is for 62 days.  still awesome

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Re: Got my Best Electricity Bill this Week
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2014, 08:51:12 AM »
Wow! Way to go!

10X change??  Please share what you changed! :D

Haha, not 10x!  But if you look in the right column, we went from 38 down to 9 kWh/day! 

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Re: Got my Best Electricity Bill this Week
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2014, 09:13:04 AM »
Amazingly well played, congratulations!

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Re: Got my Best Electricity Bill this Week
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2014, 02:03:50 PM »
Wow! Way to go!

10X change??  Please share what you changed! :D

Haha, not 10x!  But if you look in the right column, we went from 38 down to 9 kWh/day!

I just looked again and we did use only 10% of energy in the on-peak time!

I think I've said on the forum the changes we've made already, but the big ones are:

- Turning our furnace fan from "on" to "auto"
- Switching the dishwasher to the regular cycle no heat dry
- Unplugging the Xbox 360 and PS3 that weren't getting much use
- Put the TV/Computer/Hard drive on a power bar and switch off when not in use
- Being better with the number of lights on at once
- unplugging anything we don't use: the central vac system, the air purifier on our furnace, our chargers when not in use.

We got a whole house energy monitor installed this week, and I'm looking forward to playing around with it and figuring out how many kWh things actually use.