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Why Your Apartment Electric Bill May Be High


Why the Electric Bill of an Apartment Condo or Flat May be High: How to Track Your Energy Usage, My apartment was using a lot of energy every day and I felt I was being charged for my neighbors electricity.

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Causes of High Electrical Usage for Apartment Renters
Electrical Question: My apartment was using 33kwh of energy a day and I felt I was being charged for my neighbors electricity.

What could the problem be?

This electrical question came from: Michelle, a Handy-Woman from Sacramento, California.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Michelle.

Why the Electric Bill of an Apartment Condo or Flat May be High

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There are many factors that may cause excessive energy consumption, especially when the weather changes and air conditioners are used frequently.

How to Track Your Energy Usage

Tracking energy usage starts with a simple list of what we use on a daily basis, and identifying our circuit breakers to see what they provide power to.

High Energy Consuming Devices and Appliances

Consult the Property Owner or Manager

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