Use cold water for laundry to save energy and money. About 90% of the energy used by washing machines goes to heating the water.
Unplug devices such as electronics once fully charged. Chargers continue to use energy even when they aren't in use.
Turn Oven off 10 minutes before the end of the cooking time. The oven will keep the same temperature.
Set your fridge to 40°F and your freezer to 0°F to save money. Settings too cold can use up to 25% more energy.
Lighting accounts for about 15% of a home's electricity usage. Turning off lights that aren't in use is a simple and effective way to save energy and money.
Buy LED bulbs to save. They use 75% less electricity and last up to 10-20x longer than incandescent bulbs.
Use less energy in keeping your fridge to temperature by filling it up. Cold food keeps other food cold by helping to insulate other goods and saves you money.
Buy ENERGY STAR® certified products whenever possible. ENERGY STAR® products use less energy, save money and help protect the environment.
Defrost frozen food in the fridge overnight to avoid cooking time.
When using an electric kettle or oven, boil only the amount of water you need to save time, energy and money.