Archive for the ‘Energy Saving Tips’ Category

Filters

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Clean or replace your heating and cooling filters every month.

 

Dryer

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Don’t over-dry your clothes. If your machine has a moisture sensor, please use it.

 

Dishwasher

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Run only full loads of dishes, but be sure not to overload it.

 

Cooking

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

To save energy, match the size of your pan to the heating element on your stove.

 

Computers

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Consider buying a laptop for your next computer upgrade; they use much less energy than desktop computer.

 

Battery Chargers

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Unplug battery chargers when the batteries are fully charged or the chargers are not in use.

 

Air Conditioner

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Provide shade around your air conditioner, and it could reduce your cooling costs by nearly 3 percent.

 

Appliances

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Appliances and home electronics account for about 20 percent of your energy bill. Consider updating these items by shopping for ENERGY STAR qualified appliances and electronics. And, turn them off when not in use.