Turn off lights and unplug electronics when not in use to stop costly electricity leaks.
Wash clothes in cold water to save money and preserve your clothing.
Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs that use 75% less electricity and last 7-10 times longer.
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)
Take five minute showers for squeaky-clean energy savings.
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.
Turn your water heater dial to 120° to keep your energy bills low and your family safe.
Close doors and windows to give your room A/C a break.
Leave your car at home and take the bus once a week for work, school or errands.
Turn your central air conditioning up just two degrees to stay comfortable and save money.
Install a high efficiency showerhead for effortless savings that don’t impact your comfort
Recycle the basics – newspapers bottles and cans – to reduce your home’s environmental impact and keep usable materials out of landfills.
Close windows and doors to give your central A/C a break during the summer
Use fans instead of your central A/C on cool summer nights.
Buy green power from your utility and cut back on your coal habit.
Sign up for your utility’s air conditioning load control program and stop worrying about A/C costs.
Recycle like crazy at home and look for items in recyclable packaging.
Give composting a whirl and turn waste into dirt.
Close your fireplace damper to prevent heated air from escaping your home
Get rid of the beer fridge for serious savings!
Reach the pinnacle of recycling by never, ever throwing away a recyclable item, whether at home or out and about.
Replace your older inefficient vehicle with a car that gets at least 30 miles per gallon.
Seal attic air leaks allowing heated air to escape from your house into the attic and wreak havoc.
Replace your 15+ year old fridge with a shiny new efficient unit.
Composting is fun every day of the year!
Insulate your attic for big energy savings and comfort gains.
In addition to composting at home, seek out composting in your community, too!
Replace your 15+ year old water heater with a shiny new efficient unit.
Get some cheap solar power and dry your clothes outside!
Set your computer's power management settings for maximum savings.
Replace your 20+ year old boiler with a shiny new efficient unit.
Replace your 15+ year old window A/C 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!
Host a free Energy Challenge presentation at your business, school, congregation or neighborhood.
Cars get tune-ups every few thousand miles - your furnace needs a tune up every fall.
Tell a friend about the Energy Challenge!
Use plastic window kits to keep your home nice and cozy in the winter.
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