Landlord Quick Tip

Tip #26: Recycle Your Electricity

Every time you start up an appliance that runs on a motor, electricity is drawn into your home. Your meter spins, tracking usage, and your bill is calculated on that amount.

But not all of the electricity that is metered is Wasting poweractually used. A lot of it is wasted. You have paid for it, but it never gets used in your home or business.

However, there is a cost-effective way to start saving money immediately, every time a motor in your rental (or your home) fires up.

The technology is called the “Power-Save” and it’s available from Power-Save is a little gray box that mounts neatly beside your electrical panel, increases the effective use of your electricity, and lowers your usage.

The Power-Save reduces the amount of power drawn from the utility by storing in its capacitors otherwise lost electricity caused by the inductive motors in your home ” things like air conditioning units, refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, pool pumps, vacuum cleaners, furnace blower motors, and fans.

Power-Save units are available for both commercial and residential use. They can be installed easily as long as you have a circuit breaker panel with breaker switches and not the old screw-in type fuses. The unit will work on any single-phase electric application for homes.

The Power-Save unit also serves as a surge protector for many common home electronics. guarantees the unit will reduce your electric bill. There is a no questions asked 60-day money back guarantee. Residential units are just $299, and independent studies, including one conducted by CBS News, have shown the unit can pay for itself in 6-18 months depending on usage. For more information, see

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