Power Down Your Electricity Costs Top 10 Ways:

  1. Replace any old refrigerators. Save up to $10 a month in electricity.
  2. Switch to cold water for your laundry and save $14 or more a month.
  3. Look for the ENERGY STAR label on new appliances, your assurance it is one of the most energy efficient.
  4. Caulk and weather-strip to eliminate drafts around windows and doors which can account for 25% of your heating and cooling costs!
  5. Install insulation in the attic to curb as much as 15% of your home's overall loss.
  6. Use motion sensor switches and timers, especially on heavy loads like pool pumps.
  7. Reduce Phantom Power - even when they're off, lights, appliances and electronics can account for 15% of your bill. Use power bars.
  8. Use Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs which use up to 95% less energy and last significantly longer than incandescent light bulbs.
  9. Install programmable thermostats. Energy savings will easily pay for the cost of the thermostat in the first year!
  10. Rely on fans instead of air conditioning when possible.

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