Energy saving habits should begin from home and for that parents should start training their children when they are young so as to master in the ‘culture’ of conserving energy as they grow up. Instilling such practices in children will not only help in saving a lot of money but will also benefit the world by saving the environment. You have to try out various tips and ways that can help you to motivate your children to use energy more efficiently, during the process of which you will be able to save a lot of energy and money. You can help your child master the ‘art’ of saving energy through few fun ways. Such methods will help your child grow up and live by utilizing energy more efficiently. Most of the children generally enjoy watching television and playing computer games. Ask them to power down these units before switching off the main power this can help in saving a lot of energy. In fact a unit that is turned off without a power down can consume ten times more electricity. Discuss with your children such matters so that they will have a clear insight of what they are asked to do.
Give your child the role of a light police so that they will be more responsible in saving energy and will eventually get in to the habit of turning off all lights in areas where lighting is not required in the house. Also talk about the air conditioning system in your house and show them how the thermostat can be adjusted to attain efficient cooling. Ask them to close all the windows and to ensure that the room is properly insulated before starting the unit. Such ways will encourage them to conserve energy without wasting.