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.
Use fans instead of your central A/C on cool summer nights.
Drive to the speed limit and maintain tire pressure for easy gas savings.
Combine trips, walk or bike for some extra exercise and energy savings.
Program your thermostat for smart heating and cooling (and lower bills)
Close windows and doors to give your central A/C a break during the summer
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.
Take five minute showers for squeaky-clean energy savings.
Turn your central air conditioning up just two degrees to stay comfortable and save money.
Sign up for your utility’s air conditioning load control program and stop worrying about A/C costs.
Close doors and windows to give your room A/C a break.
Get rid of the beer fridge for serious savings!
Use fans instead of your window A/C on cool summer nights.
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.
Buy green power from your utility and cut back on your coal habit.
Install a high efficiency showerhead for effortless savings that don’t impact your comfort
Close your fireplace damper to prevent heated air from escaping your home
Replace your older inefficient vehicle with a car that gets at least 30 miles per gallon.
Insulate your attic for big energy savings and comfort gains.
Replace your 15+ year old water heater with a shiny new efficient unit.
Replace your 15+ year old fridge with a shiny new efficient unit.
Insulate your walls to improve your comfort and reduce energy waste - it's like putting a sweater on your home!
Recycle the basics – newspapers bottles and cans – to reduce your home’s environmental impact and keep usable materials out of landfills.
Seal attic air leaks allowing heated air to escape from your house into the attic and wreak havoc.
Replace your 20+ year old boiler with a shiny new efficient unit.
Replace your 20+ year old furnace with a shiny new efficient unit.
Recycle like crazy at home and look for items in recyclable packaging.
Get some cheap solar power and dry your clothes outside!
Give composting a whirl and turn waste into dirt.
Composting is fun every day of the year!
Replace your 15+ year old window A/C with a shiny new efficient unit.
Replace your older central air conditioner and treat yourself to savings.
Reach the pinnacle of recycling by never, ever throwing away a recyclable item, whether at home or out and about.
Use plastic window kits to keep your home nice and cozy in the winter.
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