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  • Written by Engr. Jessie C. Paraan
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One of the biggest expenses in our household today is our monthly electricity bill. Maybe you have a question in your mind on how we can lower the cost of our electricity bill. To lower your electricity bill, you have to reduce your energy consumption. Here are some tips on how to lessen our energy consumption; LIGHTINGS (It contributes 20% to 30% to our total energy consumption.) - If do we have a habit of turning on the lights and letting it open 24/7 even you’re not using it, you will see below how much money it will cost you. Example: Let’s say we have 1 - 12Watt (CFL), Operating 24hrs. per day and Energy (1kilowatt-hour) cost is P10.00. Energy consumption calculation The energy E in kilowatt-hours (kWh) per day is equal to the power P in watts (W) times number of usage hours per day t divided by 1000 watts per kilowatt: E = P x t / (1000W/1KW) E = (12W x 24hrs/day) / (1000W/1KW) E = 0.288KWh/day