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Why? Heat pumps are much more efficient than electric furnaces or electric baseboard heating. Consider purchasing a new, efficient heat pump to replace an electric...
Save up to $130 per year
7 people do this
Why? Want to find out how much your energy saving efforts are paying off? Power use monitors can provide you with real-time feedback on how much electricity your...
Save up to $100 per year
Why? Television technology is developing rapidly, and it's hard to know which features could show up as noticeable increases on your energy bill. Learn a bit about...
Save up to $65 per year
21 people do this
Why? ENERGY STAR certified products use as much as 65% less energy than standard models. The ENERGY STAR label can be found on a variety of products for your...
Save up to $65 per year, varies by item
88 people do this
Why? For the holidays or other special occasions, delight family and friends with great products and energy savings. Look for ENERGY STAR certified appliances and...
Why? Your dishwasher uses considerable energy, especially in terms of hot water. If your dishwasher was manufactured before 1994, replacing it with an ENERGY...
Save up to $15 per year
40 people do this
Why? Laptops are built not only for portability, but also for energy efficiency. Laptops need less electricity to run and spend more time in low power modes than...
Save up to $45 per computer per year
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Why? Light colors reflect the sun’s heat and dark colors absorb it. If you have a standard asphalt shingle roof, your home absorbs 70-80% of incoming solar energy....
Save up to $10 per year
Why? A ductless mini-split air conditioner is an efficient way to cool your home. These systems can cool several rooms at different preferred temperatures without...
Why? In the summer, air conditioning can account for a significant portion of your home's energy bill. When you replace your old room air conditioner or buy a new...
Save up to $25 per year
12 people do this
Why? You can prevent air leakage by improving the efficiency of your windows. For many homes, the best solution is to make your existing windows more efficient....
20 people do this
Why? A stand-alone freezer can be one of the biggest energy users in your home, so try consolidating all your frozen foods into your refrigerator's freezer before...
Save up to $50 per year
Why? Showers are responsible for 40% of your water heating bill, but when hot water goes down the drain, the energy you paid to heat that water leaves with it. A...
Save up to $165 per year
Why? Clothes dryers use more energy than any other household appliance, and they are a big contributor to your monthly energy bill. If you are planning to replace...
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Why? Your swimming pool heater can be one of the largest energy consumers in your home. Choose an efficient pool heating system to significantly reduce energy...
Save up to $140 per year
Why? A whole-house fan can keep you comfortable in the summer for about 20% of the cost of central air conditioning. It works by pulling cool air into your home...
16 people do this