Modern homes use far more electrical appliances than ever before, and as a result, much more power is required to be able to run the average home. Advancements in insulation and modern technology have gone a long way towards making the absolute most of our power usage, but there are still several actions we can take to reduce our energy consumption further.
Here we take a look at how much energy is required to run an average home, as well as some of the ways to minimize the amount you are using.
Obviously, the amount of power it takes to run a home will vary considerably based on the way you live and the amount of electrical appliances, temperature control and so on, that you use on a regular basis. It could also depend upon: