Efficiency Maine Launches Latest “Kill a Watt” Program 

The folks from Efficiency Maine have come up with an easy way for residents to help cut down their electric bills each month.They launched the new edition of their “Kill a Watt” program Wednesday at the Bangor Public Library.Efficiency Maine staffers are stocking library shelves with “Kill a Watt” kits, which consist of an electricity usage monitor and educational tools.Residents can use the monitors to determine how much electricity the difference appliances in their home are using each day.Energy experts say the program helps folks understand and manage their power consumption more effectively in their own homes.Efficiency Maine’s Richard Bacon says most folks don’t realize how much energy older refrigerators use on a daily basis.He estimates that by getting rid of an old fridge and switching to an Energy Star model, you can save up to twenty five dollars a month.