How does your house use energy?
Learn how your house uses power and help save energy!
Make sure to turn off unused lights.
Laptop computers use less energy than desktop computers.
Run washers and dryers with full loads to save energy.
An electric car can be powered with a plug in the garage.
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.
Save energy in your bathroom. Click on the stars to see how.
Save energy in your kitchen. Click on the stars to see how.
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.
Dishwashers are one of the biggest energy users in a house. Wash only full loads or try washing by hand.
Save energy in your living room. Click on the stars to see how.
Turn it off when no one is watching.
Better yet, go outside and play!
Watching too much television is unhealthy.
Unplug equipment when not in use. Electronics can draw power even when no one is using them.