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Benefits of Energy Conservation in Our Lives

Posted by: Bhushan Avastthi | Posted on: March 21st, 2013

Energy conservation has become a hot topic of discussion nowadays. We all are aware that the temperature of the earth is rising year over year, owing to the fact that carbon dioxide and heat is emitted into the atmosphere.

Benefits of Energy Conservation in Our Lives

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An important befit of energy conservation is less contaminated land, water and air on the planet we live. Air polluting smog emissions, such as nitrous oxides and sulfur dioxide can also be reduced by conserving energy by using fossil fuel, especially coal. Using less fossil fuel greatly reduces carbon emissions, which extensively contributes to global warming.

Energy conservation services can help in sustaining our planet’s resources. We can help in energy conservation at home simply by turning off lights when leaving the room, in addition to installing good quality insulation and windows. Driving hybrid cars, making eco-friendly vacation choices and using public transportation are others ways in which educated citizens are doing their part. By adapting to “green living” a part of their entire lifestyle, many people have committed to help the conserve the environment.

It is highly suggested that all of us do our best to carry out some or the other measures of energy conservation. Energy conservations have many benefits, which come in different forms.

The Following are Some of the Major Benefits of Energy Conservation:

1. Helps us Save Money.

One major reason why conversation of energy is important is because of the money that it saves. It is vital that we agree to some money saving measures and techniques, especially when the global crisis is hitting all of us. It is more likely that we can save lots of money by using energy conservation products. Heating appliances as well as lighting equipment such as energy saving bulbs are few examples of products that can help us save hundreds of dollars.

We may feel that replacing older appliances with newer and more efficient models may cost more money, but in actuality the cost that we pay for the appliances pay is much less when we compare the amount of money that we save from lower energy bills.

2. Energy Conservation Products Have a Longer Life Span.

Energy conservation products like CFLs, low voltage bulbs and other electronic items usually have a longer life span in comparison to the usual bulbs and electronic items. The longer life span helps in reducing overall cost as well as maintenance time.

3. Decreases Air Pollution

When coal or other fossil fuels are burnt to produce energy, various kinds of gases and other fine particles get released in the air. If we do not control these emitted substances, they can easily pollute the environment and damage our health as well.

4. Helps us Being Safer and Have Better Health.

By cleaning our appliances frequently, we can make our houses even more energy efficient. By making our home bacteria and dirt free, we can guarantee better indoor air circulation. This also helps in eliminating the chances of diseases.

May be you like to read more about : How to Achieve Efficient Energy Conservation in the Home

About Author:

Bhushan Avsatthi

Bhushan Avsatthi is a senior manager, consultant, BIM expert and a green building advisor with more than 15 years of industry experience. Bhushan imbibes the prophecy of efficient and prudent use of energy in his day to day life and advices his team to do so as well. He is also involved in green initiatives like nonprofit tree plantation project and promotes using cycles for commuting small distances. Bhushan, handles a team of architects, Structural and MEP engineers, LEED consultants and Energy modeling experts.