Watch out for these big energy wasters: Click on each box to learn more.

Thermostat

Thermostat

Thermostats can be programmed to reduce the amount of cooling and heating your home needs.

Electronics

Electronics

Turn off your electronics when you are done using them. This includes video game consoles and the TV.

Windows

Windows

Don't leave windows open in the summer or winter, especially if you have the heater or air conditioning on.

Washer/Dryer

Washer/Dryer

Doing only full loads of laundry can save a lot of energy. You can also save energy by using cold water and hanging clothes to dry.

Lights

Lights

Lamps and light fixtures use a lot of energy. Make sure you turn them off when you are not using them.

Water Heater

Water Heater

Try not to waste water in the shower or the bath. Heating water uses up a lot of energy.

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