Aeon is a nonprofit developer of high-quality affordable apartments and town homes which serve more than 3,000 people annually in the Twin Cities.
Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs that use 75% less electricity and last 7-10 times longer.
Wash clothes in cold water to save money and preserve your clothing.
Turn off lights and unplug electronics when not in use to stop costly electricity leaks.
Program your thermostat for smart heating and cooling (and lower bills)
Combine trips, walk or bike for some extra exercise and energy savings.
Turn your thermostat down just two degrees in the winter to stay comfortable and save money.
Recycle the basics – newspapers bottles and cans – to reduce your home’s environmental impact and keep usable materials out of landfills.
Set your computer's power management settings for maximum savings.
Buy green power from your utility and cut back on your coal habit.
Turn your water heater dial to 120° to keep your energy bills low and your family safe.
Use fans instead of your central A/C on cool summer nights.
Close doors and windows to give your room A/C a break.
Recycle like crazy at home and look for items in recyclable packaging.
Turn your central air conditioning up just two degrees to stay comfortable and save money.
Sign up for your utility’s air conditioning load control program and stop worrying about A/C costs.
Take five minute showers for squeaky-clean energy savings.
Close windows and doors to give your central A/C a break during the summer
Install a high efficiency showerhead for effortless savings that don’t impact your comfort
Drive to the speed limit and maintain tire pressure for easy gas savings.
Give composting a whirl and turn waste into dirt.
Use fans instead of your window A/C on cool summer nights.
Leave your car at home and take the bus once a week for work, school or errands.
Close your fireplace damper to prevent heated air from escaping your home
Get some cheap solar power and dry your clothes outside!
Use plastic window kits to keep your home nice and cozy in the winter.
Promote your work's Challenge team and help your coworkers save money in their homes.
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