Reviewed and Revised on 11/12/2013
Closely managing your thermostat is an easy way to increase your energy and $$ savings.
- In the summer, set the thermostat as high as you can while still maintaining comfort.
- In the winter, set the thermostat as low as you can while still maintaining comfort.
- If you have central air conditioning and heating, keep the fan switch on “auto.” The exception is for multistory homes where temperature stratification is a problem between the upper and
Reviewed and Revised 01/03/2014
Simple tips designed to help you save energy in your home with little or no out-of-pocket costs.
Reviewed and Revised on 11/04/2013
Consumer electronics and appliances amount to about 15% of a home’s utility usage. Did you know these modern conveniences can cost you a lot of money even when they are turned off, but still plugged in?
Today an average American home is brimming with consumer electronics and appliances- televisions, DVD players, stereos, kitchen gadgets, etc. Most of the times these appliances stay plugged in, and are just turned off (but not unplugged) when not in …