Today we all have in our home to a series of devices that make our life easier, and help us so more heavy household chores can make in short time and without effort, thus leaving us more free time to enjoy our hobbies. A slightly less optimistic aspect of this question can lead us to think about spending all these devices involve and that it has an impact on our current account, in addition to the problems that may arise from its use in a society increasingly contaminated and with most threatened natural resources. As my purpose is not to make a statement against the abuse that occurs against the environment, but that simply desire give you a series of ideas that make you life easier this article, let me show you below a series of very simple rules and that will not mean you any extra effort, that I hope you get to make the most of your appliances, and also able to save yourself money decreasing energy consumption Dishwasher =-when you go to purchase a dishwasher keep in mind the number of people who usually are at home, to calculate the capacity that will be needed in this way, and use it properly. -Fijate bien, so when you buy a dishwasher as any other appliance in the energy rating. The higher, consumes less energy. -Wash the dishes before putting them in the dishwasher. -Regularly clean filters to avoid obstructions that will worsen the performance. -Use the program suitable for each type of washing, according to the quantity and the dirt of tableware. Fridge freezer =-well controlled the temperature of each unit. Keep in mind that one degree of cooling assumes up to 5% of consumption. -The temperature of the refrigerator should be between 3 and 7 Celsius. Between 15 and 18 Celsius freezer. -Leaving cooked foods are cool before placing them in the refrigerator. -Unplug the refrigerator and the freezer during prolonged absences. Let it clean and with open doors. -Open it only when necessary. If you do it continuously, energy consumption will be fired. -Make sure that it closes correctly. To verify that the closing is correct, place a paper when it is closed. If you can make it easily it would be convenient that you changed the tires. Washing machines =-acquires a washer that has different cycles, especially economic wash and short cycles. Also keep in mind having different wash temperatures. -Use water at the lowest possible temperature, that 80-85% of energy that spends a washer occurs when the water is heated. Always use the maximum of its charging capacity. ried viewpoints. -Preferably consume liquid detergents, and doses the correct amount for each wash. -If your washer has a powerful spin, you will avoid having to use a dryer. -Keep clean the filter washer. Kitchen plates = first will need to have in mind if your kitchen is electric or gas. In each case they will have their specific characteristics of maintenance. In any case we can apply these principles in General. You must use the best tools, that transmit heat well and that suit the needs of every kitchen. -Try to use pans with a diameter slightly greater than the heating surface. -When you use pans ensures that are covered wherever possible. That will make products before and thus save energy. Do not use too much water in the cooking. It will take more time to warm up and therefore prolong the consumption. In the case you have kitchen you can turn off glass-ceramic 3 or 4 minutes before ending and thus take advantage of the residual heat to finish cooking the food. These are just some basic rules that you can apply to your appliances and that they will do that you can take advantage of all its benefits and ensure you an energy savings that will go well to your economy and environment. Juan Carranza. parasolasysolos.