Turn off lights and unplug electronics when not in use to stop costly electricity leaks.
Recycle the basics – newspapers bottles and cans – to reduce your home’s environmental impact and keep usable materials out of landfills.
Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs that use 75% less electricity and last 7-10 times longer.
Turn your water heater dial to 120° to keep your energy bills low and your family safe.
Turn your thermostat down just two degrees in the winter to stay comfortable and save money.
Wash clothes in cold water to save money and preserve your clothing.
Program your thermostat for smart heating and cooling (and lower bills)
Sign up for your utility’s air conditioning load control program and stop worrying about A/C costs.
Close your fireplace damper to prevent heated air from escaping your home
Close doors and windows to give your room A/C a break.
Take five minute showers for squeaky-clean energy savings.
Use fans instead of your central A/C on cool summer nights.
Close windows and doors to give your central A/C a break during the summer
Install a high efficiency showerhead for effortless savings that don’t impact your comfort
Give composting a whirl and turn waste into dirt.
Drive to the speed limit and maintain tire pressure for easy gas savings.
Recycle like crazy at home and look for items in recyclable packaging.
Use plastic window kits to keep your home nice and cozy in the winter.
Use LED holiday lights to light up your winter celebrations without lighting up your utility bills.
Buy green power from your utility and cut back on your coal habit.
Calculate your home's carbon footprint to better understand your savings potential.
Composting is fun every day of the year!
Replace your 15+ year old fridge with a shiny new efficient unit.
Turn your central air conditioning up just two degrees to stay comfortable and save money.
Looking at new energy efficient equipment? Get a rebate from your utility and save some money!
Seal attic air leaks allowing heated air to escape from your house into the attic and wreak havoc.
Set your computer's power management settings for maximum savings.
Insulate your attic for big energy savings and comfort gains.
Combine trips, walk or bike for some extra exercise and energy savings.
Replace your 20+ year old furnace with a shiny new efficient unit.
Replace your older central air conditioner and treat yourself to savings.
Get rid of the beer fridge for serious savings!
Insulate your walls to improve your comfort and reduce energy waste - it's like putting a sweater on your home!
Reach the pinnacle of recycling by never, ever throwing away a recyclable item, whether at home or out and about.
In addition to composting at home, seek out composting in your community, too!
Use fans instead of your window A/C on cool summer nights.
Replace your 15+ year old water heater with a shiny new efficient unit.
Host a free Energy Challenge presentation at your business, school, congregation or neighborhood.
Use a free Energy Challenge widget to show off your energy skills!
Cars get tune-ups every few thousand miles - your furnace needs a tune up every fall.
Cars get tune-ups every few thousand miles - your central air needs a tune up every spring.
Get some cheap solar power and dry your clothes outside!
Tell a friend about the Energy Challenge!
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