Everyone wants to save energy because saving energy means saving money. It also means that we do our part to help reduce the individual and collective impact on the environment.
Let us explore some of the cost-efficient energy-saving tips as opposed to considering the cost issue. The impact can be direct with little or no investment.
Quite often we find that there are many ‘energy-saving’ (Also known as ‘การประหยัดพลังงาน’ in the Thai language) ideas out there that are expensive. There is no doubt that the ideas and work product has been a lot of research and effort put in to prove this.
Let us look in our kitchen and find out what we can do starting today and what we can do in the near future with a small investment.
First, we need to see what equipment we have and how we can use it to reduce our energy consumption today without spending time.
First, we’ll identify what we have and how we can use it more efficiently. Most kitchens have a combination of oven, refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker and dishwasher, a dishwasher is quite often extra.
With the range we need pots and pans when cooking cover as much as possible, it can reduce energy usage by up to 40%, by using the right burner sizes, namely small pots, the small stove we could save even more.
In an average household with children can cut the amount in half the cycle refrigerator. As well as we need to make sure that the space behind the refrigerator is adequate for proper cooling and that we periodically clean the coils to keep the cooling system operating at peak efficiency.
The second step in saving energy in the kitchen is to research and purchase energy-efficient products when you need to replace items. They all have energy ratings now and you will find a wide range of products in every size and type available.
The third step is to identify what equipment you have and do not frequently use or equipment that can help you save a lot of energy, are cost-effective, and will save you time and energy.
Utilizing a toaster oven to cook small meals whenever you can, this saves full-size extra energy you consume as well as cutting down on the oven heat is released into your home will help reduce the strain on the air conditioning system, this is a double save.