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How to save energy at home

Appliances and lighting are two of the areas in your home where you can have a direct impact on the energy use. But there are other ways that you can be smart in how you use energy.

A person’s finger presses the on/off switch on the cord of a white LED work lamp on a light-blue tray table.
A person’s finger presses the on/off switch on the cord of a white LED work lamp on a light-blue tray table.

An LED bulb that’s even more efficient

LED bulbs use less energy than incandescent bulbs. By dimming the light bulbs, you are able to choose lighting suitable for every occasion.

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A SKURUP black lamp clamped onto a desk and lighting up a notepad with a pencil sitting on it, a plant and stapler on the desk behind it
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Striped and checked clothes hang on a white JÄLL drying rack in front of a white shower curtain, behind a beige laundry bag.

With a drying rack instead of the dryer, you can reduce wear and tear, as well as your energy use.

Steam rises from boiling pasta water in a pot and goes into integrated extractor on a black FORNEBO induction cooktop.

Save time and energy when you cook

Induction cooktops use a technology that means energy is transferred directly into magnetic cookware. This means that they only heat your pots and pans.

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Blinds to insulate your windows

The blinds lower the general light level and provides privacy by preventing people outside from seeing directly into the room. They also may help you reduce heating costs as the air inside the honeycomb structure creates a layer of insulation.

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A person holds the tab of a white HOPPVALS cellular blind that hangs at a window with an aged-looking wooden frame.
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Turn your rooftop into a power station

The complete IKEA Home Solar system is offered together with a carefully selected business partner.

A long and wide flat roof is covered in rows of solar panels, trees and buildings are in the distance.