Combine trips, walk or bike for some extra exercise and energy savings.
Leave your car at home and take the bus once a week for work, school or errands.
Turn your water heater dial to 120° to keep your energy bills low and your family safe.
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.
Sign up for your utility’s air conditioning load control program and stop worrying about A/C costs.
Turn off lights and unplug electronics when not in use to stop costly electricity leaks.
Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs that use 75% less electricity and last 7-10 times longer.
Wash clothes in cold water to save money and preserve your clothing.
Recycle the basics – newspapers bottles and cans – to reduce your home’s environmental impact and keep usable materials out of landfills.
Close doors and windows to give your room A/C a break.
Turn your thermostat down just two degrees in the winter to stay comfortable and save money.
Use fans instead of your window A/C on cool summer nights.
Take five minute showers for squeaky-clean energy savings.
Close windows and doors to give your central A/C a break during the summer
Turn your central air conditioning up just two degrees to stay comfortable and save money.
Buy green power from your utility and cut back on your coal habit.
Give composting a whirl and turn waste into dirt.
Program your thermostat for smart heating and cooling (and lower bills)
Use fans instead of your central A/C on cool summer nights.
Replace your 20+ year old furnace with a shiny new efficient unit.
Get rid of the beer fridge for serious savings!
Create your own team and see how much you can save together.
Tell a friend about the Energy Challenge!
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