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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

E-Cigs and Workplace Productivity

Every business owner knows that having smokers on the payroll cuts into company production. Throughout the day, smokers interrupt their work multiple times to go outside for a cigarette. When electronic cigarettes are allowed as a substitute, those same employees never have to leave their desks to step outside. Productivity and workplace morale increases, adding greater value to employee contributions. Lesser Work Interruption Many smoking workers who have to spend eight or more hours each day on the job only have two alternatives during work hours: stop smoking at the workplace or interrupt the workday to light up a cigarette. Because of smoking bans, provisions had to be made to allow employees to leave their desks occasionally to go outside for a smoke. This inevitably reduces productive work hours and affects the performance of employees. However, the use of electronic cigarettes can change this cycle. In the UK, e-cigarettes are allowed in most commercial establishme