Furthermore, with higher temperatures compared to the previous year, electricity consumption has increased, resulting in harder work for electrical appliances, and higher electricity costs. The most effective way to use electricity for best efficiency and safety is, on top of regular maintenance for readiness and safety, to change your behavior will definitely save your electricity costs by adhering to the principles: “Turn off / Turn down / Turn off and unplug / Turn into”. Turn off the lights when not in use. Turn down your air conditioner to 26 degrees Celsius. Turn off and unplug your appliances when not in use. Turn yourself into a better person by using more effective air conditioners and cleaning your air conditioners at least twice a year for more efficiency. Never close or open the refrigerator too often. Use portable vacuum flasks. Do not overstock the refrigerator and check the refrigerator gaskets to make sure they are in good condition. Use LED bulbs instead of incandescent bulbs. Use energy saving products (number 5) and take precautions while using electrical equipment to prevent short circuit. Always switch off and unplug your appliances when not in use. Check your electrical equipment regularly to ensure they are in good condition. If you find a damaged equipment, get it fixed immediately to prevent short circuit, including installation of a circuit breaker equipped with a grounding system for safety.
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