With My Home?

  • Unplug unused electrical products
  • According to DOE, water heating is the third most energy consuming function in the home
  • Shorten your showers
  • Avoid using space heaters
  • Turn off lights during daylight hours when it's not necessary, especially if you have AC (these lights create heat)

With Food?

  • Vacuum the refrigerator coils
  • Don't leave the fridge door open
  • Don't overload the fridge or freezer, the air needs room to circulate

With cooking?

  • Use the oven’s self cleaning feature immediately after cooking with the oven, reduces warm up costs
  • Use lids on pots and pans to reduce cooking times

With laundry?

  • Wash only full loads of laundry
  • Use hot water for only very dirty loads
  • Run dryer loads immediately after one another to reduce warm up costs