Gobble up these 4 Thanksgivings Energy Saving Tips!
Nov 09, 2017
Written by Ashley Leach

With Thanksgiving only a few short weeks away, we gathered up some energy saving tips to help you this holiday. Go through this list to start implementing these right away.

  • Big Family? Lower your thermostat by a degree or two before you guests begin to arrive. Your guests will help generate heat naturally.
  • Make a list. Before you open the fridge to grab all of the ingredients you’ll need, make a list to get them all in one trip. Each time the door is opened the compressor is forced to work longer and harder.
  • No peeking. Avoid wasting heat while your turkey is in the oven by opening the door. Instead turn on the oven light to get a view of how dinner is coming along.
  • Cool it. Before adding hot foods to the fridge, allow them to cool off! Adding steaming hot food will force your fridge to work harder to cool it down.

Source: http://www.eei.org/resourcesandmedia/energynews/Pages/12%20Energy-Saving%20Tips%20to%20Gobble%20Up%20This%20Thanksgiving.aspx

General tips are taken from the below sources and are not independently verified by North American Power. Dollar and usage savings are estimates and are based on, but not limited to the following: home profile information, performance assumptions, third-party resources, and the average regional cost for electricity. Savings are not guaranteed, are subject to change, and may vary.

Ashley Leach

Ashley Leach is a freelance writer and digital content marketer with a background in journalism, digital reporting, and marketing for numerous industries. She's found her perfect fit at North American Power in writing about home maintenance and repairs, energy efficiency, and smart home technology.