How to Audit Your Monthly Utility Bills

HOW TO AUDIT YOUR ENERGY BILL & USAGE

According to Energy Star, a branch of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the typical household spends “more than $2,000 a year on energy bills.” Out of that amount, approximately 29% goes to heating a home, and the rest is divided between cooling costs and the cost to operate appliances and electronics. Check out the Appliance Energy Calculator on energy.gov to learn the estimated costs of running various appliances based on the electricity rates in your state — and keep reading to find out what…