There are lots of ways to save money while working from home to help stem the spread of coronavirus, like losing the commute or making your lunch instead of going out. Working from home is also a great time to investigate which power-hungry appliances are running up your electric bill, and how to work around that.

We’ve cut our bill by two-thirds. This month, in fact, we just got the lowest power bill we’ve had since moving into the house 11 years ago! Yes, we added solar. But believe it or not solar is responsible for less than half our savings.

I can show you how. Read my latest column in the Tech section of USA Today.