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Tracking Your Energy Savings: There's An App For That

Now that we're well into 2017, it's time to track your energy savings to see if you're actually making any progress this year. Have you made a conscious effort to use less energy so far? I you have, we applaud you. If you haven't, it's not too late. Tracking Your Energy Savings: There's An App For That "How can I keep track of my energy consumption," you might be asking. In 2017, it's simpler than ever. Take a look below at a few of our favorite apps that will help you keep a close eye on how much you're using and how much you're spending.
  1. Green Outlet: this app is designed to determine which appliances in your home are using up the most energy. This way, you can be sure to cut back on these items whenever possible. It also has a cool feature that sends you an alert if you're exceeding the recommended carbon usage.
  2. Energy Cost Calculator: you can find out how much you're paying for energy with this app and it even breaks it down by day, week, month, and year.
  3. Nest Mobile: have a Nest Learning Thermostat? Keep track of the temperature inside your home and find out how much you're saving with the mobile app. It'll also show you your energy history so you can compare usage by year.
  4. MeterPlug: simply plug a meter between your appliance and the outlet and this app will send energy usage info to your mobile app. It has a range of roughly 100 feet and has built-in memory.
We hope these mobile apps help you stay on track when it comes to your energy consumption this year. And if it's time to upgrade your home heating and air conditioning equipment, you've come to the right place. Give the experts at Rusk Heating & Cooling a call today at (859) 405-0414 .