Save energy at home with these simple low-cost and no-cost energy suggestions.
The average household spends more than $2,000 a year on energy bills, with nearly half of that going to heating and cooling. A well maintained system can save a lot. Change your air filter regularly, and have a professional perform scheduled tune-ups. Do more with our Heating and Cooling rebate solution.
ENERGY STAR® recommends a temperature range between 35° and 38°F to keep food fresh while not wasting energy.
Washing your clothes in cold water saves big on water heating costs. It also keeps colors from fading and clothes from shrinking.
Use caulk and weather stripping to seal air leaks around windows and doors. Homeowners save an average of $200 per year on heating and cooling by better insulating and sealing their homes. Do more with our Insulation and Windows program.
If you stream content to your TV, use a dedicated set-top box, smart TV or streaming-capable Blu-ray player. Game consoles use far more energy than these alternatives.
At an average of $250 a year, water heating is the second largest energy cost for most households. Don’t overheat your water only to mix it with cold. 120°F will give you hot showers while saving energy too.
That porch light outside your home is probably one of your most used light fixtures, and it’s likely often on when it doesn’t need to be. Replace it with an ENERGY STAR-certified fixture with automatic daylight shutoff and a motion sensor to brighten the light when it’s most needed. Find a participating retailer and start saving.
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