Replace Light Bulbs
Replace standard incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and save up to 75% off lighting costs
Buy energy efficient appliances
Always purchase ENERGY STAR qualified appliances and equipment- they can be up to 40% more efficient and there may also be incentives or rebates available.
Unplug any electronics, battery chargers and other equipment that are not in use. Taken together, these small items can use as much energy as a refrigerator
Adjust your thermostat
Setting the air conditioner 5 degrees higher will save up to 20% on cooling costs
Adjust your water heater
Turn the water heater down to 120 degrees or the normal setting when home and to the lowest setting when away. Water heating accounts for about 13% of home energy costs. Consider a tankless water heater, they are 35% to 45% more efficient and you will never run out of hot water
Power down your computer
Enable power management on all computers and make sure to turn them off at night. A laptop computer uses up to 90% less energy than bigger desktop models.
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