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How does your house use energy?

Learn how your house uses power and help save energy!

Lighting

Make sure to turn off unused lights.

Electronics

Laptop computers use less energy than desktop computers.

Laundry

Run washers and dryers with full loads to save energy.

Electric Cars

An electric car can be powered with a plug in the garage.

Hot Water

Save water heating by taking showers, not baths.

Heating and Cooling

Planting trees and bushes around your house will save energy bills.

Learn how your house uses energy and help Mom and Dad save money and energy!

Save energy in your bedroom. Click on the stars to see how.

Lights

Turn off lights when you leave your room.

Playtime!

Spend more time playing outdoors - it's healthy.

Choose Non-Electronic Toys

Non-Electronic Toys

Toys can be fun even when they don't use power!

Electronics

Limit the amount of time you spend with electronic devices.

Here are ways you can save energy in your own bedroom!

Save energy in your bathroom. Click on the stars to see how.

Lighting

Turn off the lights when you leave the room.

Bath Tub

Try to take showers instead of baths. Baths use more energy and water.

Sink

Turning off the water when you are brushing your teeth or flossing can save a lot! Always turn off the faucet when you are not using it.

Save energy in your kitchen. Click on the stars to see how.

Appliances

Unplug appliances when you are not using them. If they are still plugged in, electrical appliances often draw power even when no one is using it.

Dishwasher

Dishwashers are one of the biggest energy users in a house. Wash only full loads or try washing by hand.

Refrigerator

Adjust the temperature
settings. It should be
around 37 to 40℉
for the refrigerator,
and 0 to 5℉ for the
freezer.

Save energy in your living room. Click on the stars to see how.

Television

Turn it off when no one is watching.
Better yet, go outside and play!
Watching too much television is unhealthy.

Entertainment Systems

Unplug equipment when not in use. Electronics can draw power even when no one is using them.

Lightbulbs

Using a CFL or LED light bulb saves significantly more energy than using an incandescent light bulb.

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