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Turn off lights when not needed

482 people do this
Why?  In an average home, lighting accounts for nearly 15% of electricity costs. Turning lights off when you're not in the room is a simple way for you to make a ... more

Save up to $20.00 per year

Turn off your computer at night

407 people do this
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 settings. Save even more by ... more

Save up to $70.00 per year

Adjust your thermostat a few degrees

406 people do this
Why?  Setting your thermostat for energy savings can decrease your cooling and heating bills ... more

Save up to $90.00 per year

Wash clothes with cold water

403 people do this
Why?  Washing your clothes uses a sizable amount of energy, especially if you use warm or hot water. About 90% of the energy consumed for washing clothes is used to ... more

Save up to $15.00 per year

Be smart about dishwashing

370 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 up-front ... more

Save up to $10.00 per year

Open your shades on winter days

300 people do this
Why?  Taking advantage of winter sunlight can help make a dent in your heating costs. Open blinds during the day to provide natural lighting and capture free ... more

Save up to $15.00 per year

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