When it comes to saving energy and electricity, learning exactly how to achieve these goals through reading articles can be quite boring. But if you’re serious about saving money on your monthly energy bills but are not willing to read about how to do it, perhaps an Android app or two would do the trick.
Here are the top 5 Android apps we found that will teach you how to save energy and electricity — and will keep you awake while you’re using them.
Energy Saving ($1.99)
By: AB-Tools.com GmbH
Description: Do you often wonder which household appliances use so much power? You don’t know why your water bill is so high? Find out which appliances are responsible for your high bills:
- Calculate the consumption of individual household appliances.
- Summarize any number of household appliances.
- Then you will get an analysis of your total consumption of all your appliances for a single day, for a month and even for a whole year.
But not only is the consumption itself calculated, but also the resulting costs. This way you can make a good estimation of the amount of your next power and water bill in advance. Additionally a big appliance database and many tips on energy savings are included.
Tips For Energy Efficient Home (Free)
By: ESC Apps
Description: In this app you’re going to discover so many things on how to transform your house to being more energy efficient with little effort! Not only will you discover alternative sources of fuel, but you’ll also learn extra bonus tips to actually teach people.
You will learn to:
- Discover how to determine your current costs.
- Learn the cost of savings analysis.
- Find out exactly how to get started on your biggest needs.
- Discover how exactly to save big money with windows.
- Learn how to start small for huge savings.
And much more!
Light Bulb Saver (Free)
By: Department of the Environment and Energy
Description: Choosing light bulb replacements for your home can be confusing. You may have noticed that the choices of light bulbs available have expanded and some of the older options you once relied on have disappeared. With lighting taking between 8 to 15% of the average household electricity spend; there are lots of options to reduce the amount of energy used for lighting while still providing the right light for your needs.
The Light Bulb Saver mobile app helps you calculate how much money you can save by replacing your current lights with energy efficient alternatives, and offers tips to help in designing effective and efficient lighting solutions for each room in your home.
Energy Saver (Free)
By: Aaditya Pai
Description: Saving electricity is very important. By saving electricity, you are also able to save on your monthly electricity bill. It’s a win-win. However, most people may not know how to do this in the most effective way, and do not understand what exactly makes the bill that high.
Energy Saver will teach you how to save electricity through videos, images, content, activities and a short quiz, where you will understand how efficiently you are able to use electricity. It is made for home owners, tenants, students, or anyone in particular that may want to save electricity and help their community.
If you wants some tips, maybe for optimization of your home, or just for learning more, you would be able to do so through this application.
Description: Want to know how to lower your energy bill, go ecofriendly, AND make your home more comfortable? HomeSelfe is the #1 EASYTOUSE HOME ENERGY assessment app for homeowners.
Our appliances and energy systems are getting smarter but they also require more energy and that means they cost you more. HomeSelfe teaches you ways to save energy and money on your home!
You could save up to $500 a year and improve your home with HomeSelfe—it’s fun, easy, and free!
HomeSelfe is a patentpending technology that creates a digital mockup of your home, highlighting the 10 KEY AREAS of energy consumption in your home:
- Air Sealing
- Appliances / Electronics
- Attic Insulation
- Duct System
- Heating / Cooling System
- Wall Insulation
- Water Heater
- Windows & Doors