Learn what you can do at home to save energy, save money, and help protect the environment
People from Energy Star suggest...
1- Change a light
Replace your live most frequently use light fixtures or the bulbs in them with ENERGY STAR qualified lights, and save more than $65 a year in energy costs. ENERGY STAR qualified bulbs use 75 percent less energy and last up to 10 times longer than incandescen bulbs.
2- Get with the program
The average household spends nearly $2,000 a year on energy bills -nearly half on heating and cooling. A programmable thermostat, set and used properly, can save about $180 each year.
3- Choose energy Efficiency
Look for the ENERGY STAR when buying home appliances, electronics, and heating and cooling systems. Ask your local utility company if you qualify for rebates or incentives.
4- Seal the deal
Improve energy efficiency and comfort by finding and sealing air leaks to the outside. You or a licensed contractor can follow ENERGY STAR home sealing recommendations.
5- Change the world, start with ENERGY STAR
Take the ENERGY STAR pledge and learn how small steps can make a big difference in protecting our environment and saving energy.