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Nowadays, saving money plays a large role in the decisions we make on a daily basis. One thing that people should consider when trying to save is that a majority of us waste money on electricity when we don’t have to. Here are 3 ways hiring an electrician will save you money:

The Power of Skylighting

Building a new home or thinking about renovating? Having an electrician install electric skylights will help to reduce the amount of energy you use. This is especially beneficial for those who are at home during the daylight hours. You can light a significant portion of your house without ever flipping a switch. It only makes sense to consider this wise investment.
With the construction of ‘Smart Homes’, it is becoming more of a necessity to save on electrical usage. It helps reduce the carbon footprint left behind and improves the quality of your home.

Upgrading Your Thermostats

Out with the analog and in with the digital and fully programmable! Thermostats play a larger part in energy consumption than many may think. It’s surprising how many homes and offices still have analog thermostats. Hiring an electrician to swap out that old analog thermostat for a new programmable thermostat will reduce your energy usage. With a programmable thermostat, you can set specific parameters for when your unit turns on and off when you are away or comfortable at a certain temperature. Get on board with the money savers and make the switch.

Using More Cost Efficient Lighting

Many homeowners may have heard by now that changing out the bulbs in your house can help reduce your energy bill. Switching from Incandescent or CFL lights to LED bulbs will save you money in the long haul. However, hiring an electrician to install dimmer switches can also help dramatically reduce your energy consumption more immediately.

For more on this or other advice contact Acutech Electric at 514.220.8830