Reducing energy use makes economic and environmental sense.
By taking these simple steps, you can do your part to reduce emissions – and save money while you’re at it.
Replace at least 5 incandescent bulbs with CFLs or LEDs.
Flipping the switch on power strips cuts electricity use when you aren't using your devices.
Shorten daily showers by 3 minutes to lower water consumption and the energy used to heat the water.
Adjust the thermostat when you leave home and when you go to bed to save energy.
Cut out meat from your meals two days a week.
Plant a tree to shade the South or West side of your home to save on air conditioning.
Wash clothes with cold instead of hot or warm water to save 85% of the energy used when doing laundry.
Recycle 5 plastic bottles, 5 aluminum cans, and all paper products per week.
Replace 10 miles of driving with walking or riding a bike per week.