Easy ways to save

See what steps others are taking to save energy in your area.

Turn off lights when not needed

13,088 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 $30.00 per year

Use computer power-saving modes

12,325 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 ... more

Save up to $85.00 per year

Turn off your computer at night

11,301 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 $90.00 per year

Wash clothes with cold water

10,639 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 $40.00 per year

Adjust your thermostat a few degrees

5,715 people do this
Why?  Setting your thermostat for energy savings can decrease your cooling and heating bills ... more

Save up to $215.00 per year

Unplug electronics when they're not in use

4,813 people do this
Why?  Many electronic devices continue to draw power even when they are turned off. By unplugging devices and chargers when they are not in use, you can avoid ... more

Save up to $75.00 per year

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