The advancement of technology has made life a little easier for people living in the 21st. Thanks to smartphones such as the Apple iPhone we are able to stay up to date on the latest information, and anything we need to know is a simple Google search away. Now home owners are able to save money and energy thanks to iPhone apps that are making it easier to be more environmentally friendly. We’ve all heard about the importance of saving energy and the precious resources we have left on this planet, but learning a little bit more can’t hurt.
Thanks to developers and innovators, we now have apps that can control the temperature in your home and more, helping you save money and time while benefiting the planet at the same time. Here’s 5 of the best energy saving apps available for Apple’s iPhone device.
Gasbuddy is an application that was made to help consumers save money and time by listing all the gas prices in their area from cheapest to most expensive. GasBuddy manages to do this by allowing users to report gas prices to the app in exchange for points which can get be used to enter contests where they can win all sorts of cool prizes. So not only are they helping fellow users save money, they could also win a prize for doing so. Now finding the cheapest gas in your area is as easy as opening up one application.
2. Light Bulb Finder
Light Bulb Finder is another great and innovate app that helps iPhone users find the best energy saving light bulbs for any output they have in any setting. Users are able to compare different brands and model of light bulbs and see how much money they could possible save by going with said bulb. Not only that, but the Light Bulb Finder app will also show users how their new light bulbs will impact the environment
3. Everyday Energy Tips
The Everyday Energy Tips is an app that can help you save energy and money by determining where the most usage is being used in your home. This goes a long way to helping families save money on utilities, which costs the average family up to sixteen hundred dollars a year. The Everyday Energy Tips app also does what it says by listing several different energy saving tips that users can follow to save even more money a year
Wattulator is an app that allows users to determine just how much energy they use on a daily basis, and what that usage is costing them money wise. It’s hard to save money and energy if you don’t know exactly how much you’re using, and this app is a step in the right direction to helping you reduce the amount of energy you use.
At the end of the day, no app will work without you putting in the work. If you’re not truly committed to changing your bad energy habits, then no application can help you. But if you feel like it’s time to start trying to make a change in the way you live life, and conserve more energy, then these four apps are a great first step to a lifetime of good habits.
Neil Dunsmore is a consumer energy expert, helping ordinary Americans secure extraordinary deals on their energy bills. Visit Electric.com for more information.