How to Save Energy in the Kitchen

How to save energy in the kitchen -- Believe it or not, the amount of energy spent in a household is very big. This happens because appliances that use electrical power are usually consider more practical and efficient. People are often easily  tempted to buy those electronic appliances without trying to calculate in advance how much the pay for any energy that is also depleted. So, it is a challenge for people to think about what the best way to save energy.

One room in the house that is the most energy-intensive is the kitchen. The kitchen has some appliances that only can be used with the electricity. Although they are not used everyday, still,, it is becoming a waste of energy. Then, what could we do to save energy in the kitchen?

Unplug from power source


Many people consider that an electronic appliance will not use electric power when the switch is in the off position. The one that is often missing from this is the cable which is still plugged in to a power sources at home.

Some appliances that still consume electrical energy in an off position are the electric toasters, dispenser, and coffee makers. Therefore, it is advisable to read the entire description and instruction in the manual about this. For a definitely better result, unplug all the appliances that use electrical power from the power source when not in use.

Raise the temperature on the refrigerator


The refrigerator has become a must item that always exists in almost every home. The refrigerator should always obtain electrical power so it still must be connected to a power source, but still there is a way to save energy. You can raise the temperature in the refrigerator at a temperature of about 38-42 degree Celsius. 

Use wisely


The main factor for saving energy lies in appliances that consume electrical power, you surely would get a a good result. Make sure the kitchen still work fine without having to waste energy that will someday run out. For example, in cleaning the kitchen, use equipment or material that can clean optimally without having to use the appliances that requires electrical power like a vacuum cleaner. Use manual cleaning equipment such as cloth or duster to do a thorough cleaning of the kitchen. That way, the kitchen will continue to function properly while saving energy.

Use the window


One way to save energy in the kitchen, you can add a window on one side of the kitchen or near the stove. Make the air change regularly, bed smell when cooking can be avoided. This is one way to reduce the lighting of the kitchen lamp and save better.

Reduce electronic devices


If you need electronic appliances in the kitchen, make sure you can use on the of the most important electronics. E.g. Cooker hood for absorbing unpleasant odors when cooking or microwave to warm food. In addition to reducing electricity cost you can do other tips energize the kitchen more easily in your way.

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