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Why? Turning off your computer at night could save you up to a third of its energy costs, depending on your use and power management...
Save up to $120 per year
201 people do this
Why? Turning down the temperature on your pool heater will significantly decrease the amount of energy you use to keep your pool...
Save up to $320 per year
36 people do this
Why? You can save up to 10% on your heating bills by simply turning your thermostat down 7-10°F for eight...
Save up to $20 per year
Why? The average American spends about 8 minutes taking a shower roughly once a day. Reducing average shower time by 1 minute can result in a 13% decrease in...
88 people do this
Why? Water heating accounts for up to 20% of a typical home's total energy use. You can save up to 22% of energy spent on water heating annually by lowering the...
Save up to $40 per year
75 people do this
Why? Overhead bulbs can brighten a space, but often use more light than you really need. Using a kitchen counter light while preparing dinner—or a small lamp to...
Save up to $45 per year
68 people do this
Why? Start off this year by talking with your household members, friends, and neighbors about saving energy. By making a commitment to a few key things, you can...
Save up to $105 per year
38 people do this
Why? Many pool owners find they can keep their pool clean and save energy by reducing their pump's run time. In fact, reducing run time can result in 60% energy...
Save up to $400 per year
6 people do this
Why? In an average home, lighting accounts for nearly 9% of electricity costs. Turning lights off when you're not in the room is a simple way for you to make a...
221 people do this
Why? New televisions are originally set to look best on the showroom floor. However, these bright display modes are often unnecessary for your home and use a...
Save up to $45 per TV per year
78 people do this
Why? Sunlight passing through windows heats your home and makes your air conditioner work harder. You can block this heat by keeping blinds or drapes closed on...
Save up to $15 per year
180 people do this
Why? A typical clothes dryer uses up to four times more energy than a new clothes washer. Hang-drying laundry saves energy and reduces wear and tear on clothes,...
Save up to $90 per year
66 people do this
Why? About 90% of the energy consumed for washing clothes is used to heat the water. Unless your clothes have oily stains, washing with cold or warm water will...
Save up to $25 per year
154 people do this
Why? Your dishwasher uses a great deal of energy, especially for heating water. There are several steps you can take starting today—with no investment—to reduce...
114 people do this
Why? Your air conditioning unit will operate better if it has plenty of room to breathe. The air conditioner's outdoor unit—the condenser—needs to be able to...
Save up to $10 this summer
92 people do this
Why? Running your computer and monitor constantly throughout the year wastes a significant amount of electricity. However, a computer idling in "sleep" mode uses...
Save up to $115 per year
202 people do this