A decade ago, the average monthly electric bill in the U.S. was $78.24 it’s now $107.28.
The top 5 states with the Highest Average Electric Bill
- South Carolina
Energy bills have risen by 37% in the last three years – due to the increased number of household appliances and electronic devices. Newer homes (built in 2000 and later) consume 2% more energy.
Most homes have 50+ household items that use electricity or natural gas.
During colder months, every degree your thermostat is lowered 5% on your power bill. Each year, leaving just one conventional light bulb on through the night will cost $21. $35 for a ceiling fan left on high. Home heating is around 40% of an energy bill.
The number one money waster is leaving on the TV.
The New Wave of Green Living Is Here
The answer are right at your fingertips. Eco-friendly living has never been easier to achieve. ADT Pulse allows you to regulate the termostat, turn appliances on or off, and control the lighting – even when you aren’t at home.
Did I close the garage door? Were the lights left on? is the curling iron unplugged?
Infographic by Home Security.