Energy Saving Tips

Make the planet (and your wallet) greener.


A few simple changes can go a long way when it comes to using less electricity. Check out the top energy users in an average home and follow these easy tips to save more. 

High User Tips

  • Program your thermostat rather than switch it off and on.
  • Set a reminder to clean or replace your air filter every 3 months.
  • Set your water heater to a comfortable 120°. Wrap it with an insulated blanket.
  • Take shorter showers and replace shower heads with efficient flow rates models.
  • Wash your clothes in cold or warm water.

Medium User Tips

  • Use LED bulbs. Compared to incandescent lights, they’re 75% more efficient.
  • Use power strips and shut the strip off when it's not in use.
  • Check your vents regularly and clean lint filters after every load.
  • Dry similar items together and use your dryer's moisture sensor.
  • Clean the coils on the bottom or back of your fridge monthly.
  • Keep your fridge temperature between 35-38° and your freezer at 5°.

Low User Tips

  • Turn the blinds toward the ceiling and close the curtains to prevent both cold and heat from entering.
  • Air dry dishes instead of using the dishwasher's drying heater.