Does big TV equal big electric bill and bad economy?

Answer OK, here are some FACTS, rather than misinformed gibberish you will often see on this subject:My old 32" CRT television drew 400 watts and ran very, very warm (like all CRTs).My present 37" plasma ... Read More »

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How much will your electric bill go up using portable electric heaters?

Cost of operating electric portable heatersYou need to know three things: Wattage of heaters Operating hours per month Cost of electricity Example: If you have a 1000 watt heater that operates 1 ho... Read More »

Does it really make a difference on electric bill if you unplug things when not in use?

Yes, by unplugging and re-plugging all of your electrical things you can save a significant portion of what you'll spend due to damaging appliance cords.Things like your TV and coffee maker which h... Read More »

Does running the air conditioner with an open window increase or decrease your electric bill?

Why do do this? Air on means close windows.

How can I save on my electric bill?

How can you save on your electric bill? 1. Lower your thermostat.2. Check your windows and doors for cracks and openings.3. Check the hot water heater and make sure it is not working on 1 element. ... Read More »