Smartphone App Helps Users Save in Utility Bills


Sparing the environment and saving money has become a little bit easier. A new application designed for iOS and Android can help users reduce their carbon footprint by analyzing their use of energy, water and gas.

EnergySaver recognizes energy consumption habits and establishes which appliances use the most energy. It also identifies phantom loads, which can account for 10 per cent of energy use in a house.

The application can be customized for several homes and includes pre-populated consumption data for several electric, natural gas and water appliances and fixed and tiered average rates information for all 50 U.S. states.

The overall objective of the application is, of course, saving energy, water and gas, which results in financial savings as well. The app is available from Apple Store and Google Play and it costs $2.99.

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Walter’s contributions to CleanTechies over the past 4 years have been instrumental in growing the publications social media channels via his ongoing editorial and data driven strategies. He is the founder and managing director of Sunflower Tax, a renewable energy tax and finance consultancy based in San Diego, California. Active in the San Diego clean technology community, participating in events sponsored by CleanTech San Diego, EcoTopics, and Cleantech Open San Diego, Walter has also been a presenter at numerous California Center for Sustainability (CCSE) programs. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law where he teaches a course on energy taxation and policy.

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