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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 $45 per year
1,637 people do this
Why? Setting your thermostat for energy savings can decrease your heating bills...
Save up to $35 per year
128 people do this
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...
Save up to $30 per year
836 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 $75 per year
826 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 $40 per year
787 people do this
Why? Your swimming pool may be one of the largest energy consumers in your home. Reducing pool-pump run time is one great way to save energy, especially in cooler...
Save up to $175 per year
309 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...
2,390 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 $30 per TV per year
597 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 $135 per year
2,520 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 $85 per year
481 people do this
Why? Washing your clothes uses significant energy, especially if you use warm or hot water. About 90% of the energy consumed for washing clothes is used to heat...
Save up to $50 per year
1,575 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...
Save up to $10 per year
1,231 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 $35 this summer
1,241 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...
1,733 people do this
Why? You can save up to 10% a year on heating and cooling by simply turning your thermostat back 7-10°F for eight hours a day from its normal...
Save up to $100 per year
1,328 people do this
Why? Most set-top boxes in homes today continuously operate at near full power, even when no one is actively watching or recording a show. Households with one HD...
542 people do this