Recycle the basics – newspapers bottles and cans – to reduce your home’s environmental impact and keep usable materials out of landfills.
Turn your water heater dial to 120° to keep your energy bills low and your family safe.
Composting is fun every day of the year!
Turn your thermostat down just two degrees in the winter to stay comfortable and save money.
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.
Set your computer's power management settings for maximum savings.
Give composting a whirl and turn waste into dirt.
Close doors and windows to give your room A/C a break.
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 off lights and unplug electronics when not in use to stop costly electricity leaks.
Drive to the speed limit and maintain tire pressure for easy gas savings.
Install a high efficiency showerhead for effortless savings that don’t impact your comfort
Turn your central air conditioning up just two degrees to stay comfortable and save money.
Get some cheap solar power and dry your clothes outside!
Sign up for your utility’s air conditioning load control program and stop worrying about A/C costs.
In addition to composting at home, seek out composting in your community, too!
Program your thermostat for smart heating and cooling (and lower bills)
Seal attic air leaks allowing heated air to escape from your house into the attic and wreak havoc.
Use fans instead of your central A/C on cool summer nights.
Insulate your attic for big energy savings and comfort gains.
Insulate your walls to improve your comfort and reduce energy waste - it's like putting a sweater on your home!
Recycle like crazy at home and look for items in recyclable packaging.
Replace your older inefficient vehicle with a car that gets at least 30 miles per gallon.
Use LED holiday lights to light up your winter celebrations without lighting up your utility bills.
Calculate your home's carbon footprint to better understand your savings potential.
Tell a friend about the Energy Challenge!
Turn energy savings into a fun family activity with our energy saving agreement
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