Energy opportunities in your office, residence hall, or home.
An easy way to quickly cut your carbon footprint.
Adjust your thermostat when you leave your room
Adjust your thermostat instead of opening a window; turn system off before opening a window
Turn lights off when you leave your room
Turn off personal electronics, such as TVs and gaming systems when not in use
- Install a programmable thermostat to lower utility bills and manage your heating and cooling systems efficiently.
- Air dry clothes.
- Drive sensibly; aggressive driving such as speeding, and rapid acceleration and braking, wastes fuel.
- Look for the ENERGY STAR® label on light bulbs, home appliances, electronics, and other products. ENERGY STAR products meet strict efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.
From the Department of Energy's "Tips on Saving Money & Energy at Home"