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Why Your Electric Energy Bill May Be High

How to Reduce Your Energy Bill: I have been having a high electric bill since I moved into my house.

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What Causes a High Electric Bill?
Electrical Question: I have been having high electric bill since I moved into my house. We do have a Pool and the pump only runs two hours a day, we had it Checked and it was not The problem. The meter was checked and it was found to be good. We have shut everything down and lived a semi Amish life style for a month with no luck. The hot water tank is solar so that’s not a factor.
Any suggestions?

This electrical question came from Litahni, in Kailua, Hawaii.

Dave’s Reply: Thanks for your home electrical question Litahni.

How to Reduce a High Electric Energy Bill

A high electrical bill can be caused by many things, however there are a few items that should be checked first which can cause a high energy.

Helpful Information about Chest Freezers and High Energy Usage
Energy Savings: Energy cost for chest freezer
The energy cost for chest freezer.

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Home Energy Savings Checklist
Home Energy Savings Checklists – Homeowners Guide to Saving Energy for lower utility bills and what you can do today to help save energy.
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Tips for Home Energy Savings – For energy-efficient improvements that will help reduce your home utility bills bills and improve your overall home efficiency.
Energy Savings Guide
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