How to save energy costs
Energy prices are currently raising, which also affects the living costs of students in the Netherlands. We have some tips for you in order for you to save some money in your household.
Probably the most obvious tip is turning your heater off as much as possible. Before switching on your heater, you can try wearing more layers or sleeping with a warmer blanket. Another option is only switching on the heater when you are home and during the coldest days.
Whiling doing the laundry you can save a sufficient amount of energy by washing your clothes at 30-degree. Furthermore, we recommend drying your clothes on a rack instead of in the dryer.
When it comes to light in your room, you should buy LED light bulbs that are energy saving. Dimming your light if possible helps as well. Of course, also only switch on the lights you really use.
Hopefully our tips will help you in keeping your energy costs low and in avoiding getting high bills. If you need further advice on how to save money, read another blog post of ours. Furthermore, find out more about being a sustainable student on our Instagram.