10 Rules for Saving Energy

Top 10 Rules for Saving Energy

  1. Turn off lights — and TVs, computers, video games and electrical appliances — when leaving a room.

  2. Lower the thermostat during the winter.

  3. Don’t leave the refrigerator door open.

  4. Replace burnt-out light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs.

  5. Use cold water in the washing machine.

  6. Turn off dripping faucets.

  7. Take short showers instead of long baths.

  8. Close curtains during hot summer days to block the sun.

  9. Wash only full loads in your dishwasher.

  10. Plant trees to help shade the house on hot summer days.