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Energy Saving Tips

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Fall Energy Tips

Get Your HVAC System Checked

With heating season around the corner, make sure your HVAC system is at peak performance with an annual pre-season check-up by a licensed HVAC contractor.

Save Energy While Staying Cozy at Home

It's that time of the year to start watching spooky Halloween movies. Turn off the lights or use dimmers to reduce lighting use while enhancing your movie watching experience. Stay warm without turning up the heat by cuddling with your pets and utilizing warm and cozy blankets.

Be Energy-Wise When Cooking Your Holiday Meals

Immediately after cooking your Thanksgiving turkey this year, turn on the self-cleaning feature. Doing this while the oven is still hot uses less energy because it won't need to warm up.

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Year-Round, Every Day Energy Tips by Room

Whole House

  • Easiest way to start saving is to turn off all fans and lights in unoccupied rooms or when you no longer need them.
  • During the heating season, open the drapes and take advantage of the sun’s warmth and give your heater a break.
  • It takes more energy to pump air into a space where the vents are blocked, unblock vents where possible.
  • Use a smart thermostat to program your schedule to adjust the temperature while you are sleeping and away.

Living Room

  • Install a smart power strip on your electronic entertainment centers to cut down on unnecessary plug load.
  • Unplug your phone/watch chargers when they are not in use.
  • Use a ceiling fan so you can turn down your AC, but be sure to turn it off when you leave the room.


  • Take a 10-minute shower instead of a bath to save water and money on your heating bill.
  • Install a properly sized ENERGY STAR® vent fan to control moisture in the air while you shower.
  • Install low flow shower heads and faucet aerators to conserve water.
Laundry room with dryer, washer and sink

Laundry Room

  • Save energy by giving your dryer a break and hanging your clothes out to dry.
  • Clean your lint trap between each dryer load to maximize air flow and efficiency of your dryer.
  • Wash full loads with cold water whenever possible. If you must wash partial loads, reduce the level of water appropriately.