So that the electric bill of the users does not increase significantly for the use of various electric appliances and for passing more hours at home by the national quarantine caused by the coronavirus, specialists recommended an adequate administration of the devices. Read 5 ways to use your credit wisely
The National Commission for the Efficient Use of Energy (Conuee) pointed out that one of the main measures is to correctly manage the use of electronics such as computers, televisions, cell phones, tablets or video games, that is, to use them responsibly, one at a time. once, and turn them off and unplug them when not in use.
With quarantine, it is important to take care of the amount of energy consumed in the home so as not to jump to the High Consumption Domestic rate. Photo: Reforma
They should not have several devices connected to the same contact because they can overload it and generate a short circuit if the electrical installation is not in good condition.
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It also recommends using natural light as long as possible and using spotlights or lamps in the necessary hours and rooms, in addition to changing them for LED technology.
Carlos Morales, technical assistant of the Trust for Efficient Energy Saving, commented that in areas where air conditioning equipment is required, they must be programmed at a temperature of 20 to 24 degrees Celsius, in addition to closing all the air outlets of rooms so they can cool down faster and turn it off after 40 minutes.
In addition, he explained that it is important to take care of energy because there is still a winter rate, which means that the electricity subsidy is less, and if consumption increases, the bill could increase up to 30 percent.