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Suds in savings

  • Air dry clothes outside or on an inside drying rack instead of using a dryer
  • Switch from hot cycles to cold cycles to save energy and about $66 per year
  • Program a faster spin speed to reduce the time it takes to dry clothes and save about $11 per year
  • Adjust the temperature on your water heater; lower the hot water thermostat to 120 degrees
  • ENERGY STAR® certified washer and dryer will help save energy and money

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Rest well

  • Use window treatments to save energy. Keep curtains and blinds closed all day during the summer to reduce solar heat gain
  • Keep your A/C at a higher temperature while using a ceiling fan to make your room feel three to eight degrees cooler
  • Use your ceiling fan so you can raise the temperature on your thermostat, but remember to turn if off when you leave the room
  • Add ceiling/attic insulation to reduce your heating and cooling costs. Save between $30-70 a year depending on…. 
  • Install LED bulbs

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Live the good life

  • Remember to always turn off lights, fans, and electronics when you leave the room
  • Use LED TVs and save about $45.34/year with a 50” TV
  • Streaming through a notebook or tablet is more energy efficient than using your game console
  • Consider installing a smart thermostat to save up to $50 a year in energy costs
  • Save $150 when you install a new A/C
  • Caulk around windows, weather strip around doors if you feel a draft, and add door sweeps to the bottom of exterior doors

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A study in savings

  • Plug all your electronics into a single power strip and then flip the strip’s switch off when not in use 
  • Set your desktop computer to sleep/hibernate mode and you can save you up to $35 annually
  • Use a power strip…
  • Use LED bulbs and turn off lights when you leave the room
  • Rely on natural daylight when sufficient to further reduce energy costs