Condo Blues: 13 Ways to Lower Your Electricity and Natural Gas Bills

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

13 Ways to Lower Your Electricity and Natural Gas Bills

Welcome 10 TV viewers!

Today 10 TV News interviewed me and did a little house tour about how I slashed my home energy bills by 32%. My 1500 sq. ft. house now uses an average of 15 Kwh of electricity a day.

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My interview was just one more way to show how real people with real budgets can save energy with some new habits, a few basic home improvements, and a little touch of humor.

If you’re visiting Condo Blues for the first time and like more information about how I keep my gas and electric use and bills low, please check out the following posts.

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Home Improvements
Tips and New Habits

 If you are wondering what we're going to do with the money we saved we plan on insulating the garage and the garage door Then we want to put in a workbench/workshop and some more organizational tools for our DIY projects like the suggestions below!

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mrs green @ said...

Congrats on your interview - it's fab you've raised awareness in this way. Unfortunately I can't see you! There's just a still on, what looks like your immersion tank :(

It sounds great though - well done on the interview and on the savings...

Nanny Goats In Panties said...

Hey wow - you're a TV star now! Unfortunately the video didn't play for me for some reason. It just got stuck on the water heater picture. But I could HEAR you! The audio worked and you sounded FABULOUS!

Lisa said...

Great job Lisa and congrats!!

Kristin - The Goat said...

Yep, me too, just a picture of a water heater - but you did sound great :)

Robj98168 said...

Good Interview- Where was Biltzy? You forgot get a peke to curl up under the blanket to make more heat. LOL Now I know what the back of your husbands head looks like

Jenna said...

Wow! Thanks for all the great info! Definitley going to try some of these!

Jenna @

Christine said...

Great tips!

Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream To Reality!

Mariel said...

Thanks for the tips! I'd love for you to share this or any of your great ideas at the link party going on now (and every Saturday through Tuesday) at 'Or so she says ...' Hope to see you there!

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Congrats on your interview! Thank you for sharing your tips at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse