Efficient Home Barbecue tips from US Department of Energy!
When prepping your home barbecue this Friday, be sure to grill outdoors, sparing your home's oven and other appliances some electrical labor. Your home's air conditioning unit and the electricity bill will absolutely thank you. In addition, using charcoal or gas appliances for grilling over electric is slightly better for the environment.
In addition, if your party is running late, consider using solar-powered decorative lighting to keep your guests in sight while saving on some watts well into the evening.