How Can Electricians Make Homes More Environmentally Friendly


Since the terms ‘Green World’ and ‘Clean Energy’ and ‘Responsible Consumption’ started making sense to people, a lot of them have been trying out to achieve these ‘Sustainable Goals of the Century’. Though the idea seems must harder to achieve, the world has started interpreting its benefits for itself and its generations to come. To move towards a Green future or a Green living means to save the precious non-renewable resources of energy and water and move to renewable sources of energy that are eco-friendly in the long run and prevent contamination in air, land, and water.

As work begins from home, people have taken the first step to making their homes environmentally friendly but very few of them would know the role an electrician can play in giving birth to sustainable communities. Let’s see how electricians can make your home ecologically friendly.

Replace your lights and switches

The eco-smart wires and devices may cost you a bit more than the usual ones but are more durable and energy-efficient in the long run. Take the incandescent bulbs of your home as an example, a good electrician canberra would surely recommend you to change them to CLF’s or compact fluorescent lamps or LED lights that last around 35% more than usual bulbs and help reduce electricity consumption by 75% a month. Or by mere changing of your antique electric switches to dimmers can save you up to 10%. Or by fixing smart power strips that prevent energy consumption from plugged-in devices.

Installing Motion Sensors

Hundreds of bucks can be saved if humans switch off the extra lights when needed. As this race prefers lethargy, today’s eco-friendly electrician would suggest you install motion sensors into your home. All you have to do is to predetermine a time and these sensors will switch on and off lights for you in case of inactivity. The same goes for all the electric cooling and heating appliances.

Updating your home thermometer

If this one system is outdated in your home, it means the heating and cooling system of your place is not energy efficient and it is costing you many extra bucks. Replacing the outdated thermometer with the new thermostat would be much technology efficient, improve your thermostat system, and would go easy on your pocket.

Go Solar

Many skilled electricians equally have solar expertise which is the most economical way of consuming renewable energy. They will plan a thorough layout of electric wiring, equipment, and fixtures for your new solar photovoltaic system. Connect the power supplies to solar panels and inverters. Install and maintain it as per the safety codes while introducing you to an eagerly adopted system in the world for a more sustainable tomorrow.

With these slight changes in your home premises, one can ultimately achieve long-lasting results and the whole credit of a smart home automation system goes to your electrician who makes your home like never before.