The Rise of Energy Costs [infographic]

save money on energy bills

Ever wondered how you could save money on your energy bills? A decade ago, the average monthly electricity bill in the U.S. was just $78.24, this figure has now risen to $107.28!

According to research compiled in the infographic below, energy bills have risen as much as 37% in the last three years. There are various factors for this from an increased number of household appliances and electronic devices to new homes that consume more energy.

However, the main cause for increased energy bills is forgetting to turn appliances off. For example, the number one money waster is leaving on the TV, and did you also know that just one light bulb left on throughout the night can cost as much as $21 per year?