Bytes: Easy Energy Savings with Mobile!

January 20, 2017

Make a significant dent in your energy costs and lower carbon footprint with these great mobile apps!

Light Bulb Finder: Easily switch the light bulbs in your house from standard to energy efficient with the Light Bulb Finder app. Simply put in information about your current light bulbs, and the app will suggest energy efficient equivalents. What’s more, the app gives you financial payback and environmental impact information so you know exactly what you are saving!

Water Use Calculator: Your household water usage is first estimated by the Water Use Calculator app based on a series of questions the app asks you about the number of people living in your household. Next, you are provided with a more in depth explanation of water usage from showers, dishwashers, and other common appliances. That information is then compared to the average American household, detailing areas where you can conserve water and save money.

MyEarth: Catalog your energy use on a daily basis with the MyEarth app. Your usage is tracked by categories like electricity, recycling, travel, and food. In turn, the app recommends things you can do differently in your daily life to conserve more energy. Fun feature? The image of a polar bear on an iceberg grows as you conserve more energy.

CarbonDiem: Track you carbon emissions with the CarbonDiem app. The app simply uses GPS data to detect your mode of transportation whether it’s planes, trains or automobiles. The app then calculates your greenhouse gas emissions based on your travel habits! They give you the estimates and you decide how you save, easy as that!

Start saving energy and money today on your ubiquitous mobile device!