You might be surprised reading that ten years ago, the average monthly electric bill in the U.S. was less than $80 compared to $107.28 nowadays. Therefore, it is very important to take advantage of the latest home security and technology to make your home more energy efficient. The following infographic is dedicated to stopping running from your home energy bill. As stated in the infographic, among the top 5 states with the highest average electric bill are Texas, Maryland, Alabama and Hawaii. What is more, according to the infographic most homes have more than 50 household items that use electricity or natural gas. Besides, this infographic shows statistics how energy efficient are some of the most popular household gadgets. Consequently, the number one money waster is leaving on the TV. So, keep in mind when buying a new TV. Another crucial element of your energy bill is lighting and especially the conventional bulbs.