Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Tips on Saving Money in your Plano home

I found this on Lifehacker.  It has some good tips.  You can find a larger view at the quicken blog.

A Top-to-Bottom Guide to Saving 
Money Around Your HouseYou've heard a few of these household tips, here and elsewhere—install a programmable thermostat, switch to fluorescent, stop energy vampires. Visualized and tabulated for yearly savings, though, those small changes seem much more appealing.
Quicken's personal finance blog has a big-view graphic up that illustrates the monthly and yearly savings of all the small changes you can make for yourself, your wallet, and the planet. Take a gander at a larger view here, and click for an even larger image at Quicken's blog:

Budgeting-How Small Cutbacks Lead to Great Savings


  1. I think heating and cooling losses from a building (or any other container) become greater as the difference in temperature increases. A programmable thermostat allows reduction of these losses by allowing the temperature difference to be reduced at times when the reduced amount of heating or cooling would not be objectionable.

  2. Yes, very interesting. But I think this theme would be revealed a little bit better. Nice to read something interesting.


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