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post #11 of 51
energy costs are going up around here since they are now "upgrading the infrastructure and grid"
idk but the bills suck
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post #12 of 51
best way to keep Electric bills down keep fridge coils clean (get a coil brush/coil cleaner spray) keep AC filter changed, and turn down the water heater.

I know Dropped my Electric bill from 300 to about 150 just making these changes...get one of those laser temp readers and check temps on your AC return and your fridge coils.
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post #13 of 51
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Ok so a break down.

Gas 8/23-9/21 $41.16
Electric 8/23-9/21 $56.25

Gas 9/22-10/20 $38.22
Electric 9/22-10/20 $99.80

Electric last year this cycle 381Kwh, this year 572Kwh. (19.7 a day vs 13.1 a day last year)

Almost exactly 50% increase over last year.

I did fold my PS3 Slim and 09 MBP for a week. And a week on my parents 08 HP slim.

Here is the break down of electricity cost.

319Kwh@$0.12233
95.7Kwh@$0.13907
157.3Kwh@$0.3018


So I'm guessing maybe only fold my 2600k from now on and only at night?? Not sure I'll be able to stay in the bonus that way.
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Solution: hook up to your neighbor power box, but only one or two systems otherwise they will notice /jk
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post #15 of 51
Solar power.
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Our electric is around $225 most the time, $300 during winter.
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post #17 of 51
Do you have any hours of peak usage?

e.g. if I run appliances between 4PM-7PM I get charged a higher rate per kWhr than I would if I run appliances at any other time
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costs me $15 to run my pc 24/7
    
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post #19 of 51
I run my rigs 24/7 with AC at 75degrees and I have no idea what my bill would be like without folding. My electric bill isn't even that bad. It's like 300 a month which isn't unheard of.
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We pay about $30 every two months($15/m). Sometimes less. Solar Energy FTW. I like how they built two big solar panels on our house.
   
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