This week, you read about using an electric meter to measure and manage your energy use. Using a meter could make you more conscious of exactly what items are costing you the most money. Plus, it can be kind of fun to put actual numbers to the various items in your home.

Have you used an electric meter to measure your energy use? Tell us about your experience.

Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please comment with your answers, and also feel free to respond to other comments.