The smart home of today is equipped with all kinds of technology. Each being uniquely tailored to the exact specifications and needs of one’s home. Trends come and go, yet the wheel of advancement keeps on turning. One trend that may be here to stay is energy efficiency. What is energy efficiency? Energy efficiency is defined by less energy usage to perform the same set of tasks. The end result? Less energy waste for the home. Within that end result though are numerous benefits for the homeowner that are worth exploring when designing or redesigning a home.
1. Energy Efficiency Lowers Bills: While there may be a more premium price point for energy efficient appliances, the overall savings over time are quite beneficial for the homeowner. A certified energy efficient appliance will effectively consume 10 to 50 percent less energy every year compared to appliances that are not energy efficient. As of now, typical households are saving $321 a year on their energy bills thanks to standardized energy efficient appliances. The savings will only continue to grow with expected savings forecasting to be $529 by the year 2030. Big savings. Better appliances. What’s there to lose?
2. Live Longer, Live Healthier: Low bills are only just the beginning. The air we breathe inside our homes plays a vital role in our overall health. Fortunately, energy efficient appliances can allow for cleaner air within the home. One study from ACEEE even discovered that a 15% energy consumption reduction in the U.S. would save 2,190 lives. Additionally, this reduction would save the U.S. population $20 billion in health harms according to the same study.
An energy efficient home has true benefits. Is energy efficiency important to you? Optimizing your home starts with simplifying the technology you love. Energy efficiency technology represents just one of the groundbreaking ways that modern technology is simplifying homes everywhere. Prime ECS brings together the best of modern technology and design in order to enhance the places we call home. Simple and friendly user interfaces are one of the cornerstone features that Prime ECS has focused on and perfected over the past 30 years. Give us a call at 877.226.4441 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to turn your home into the sanctuary you deserve.