Turn off lights and unplug electronics when not in use to stop costly electricity leaks.
Recycle the basics – newspapers bottles and cans – to reduce your home’s environmental impact and keep usable materials out of landfills.
Turn your thermostat down just two degrees in the winter to stay comfortable and save money.
Wash clothes in cold water to save money and preserve your clothing.
Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs that use 75% less electricity and last 7-10 times longer.
Drive to the speed limit and maintain tire pressure for easy gas savings.
Close windows and doors to give your central A/C a break during the summer
Combine trips, walk or bike for some extra exercise and energy savings.
Use fans instead of your central A/C on cool summer nights.
Turn your central air conditioning up just two degrees to stay comfortable and save money.
Program your thermostat for smart heating and cooling (and lower bills)
Take five minute showers for squeaky-clean energy savings.
Install a high efficiency showerhead for effortless savings that don’t impact your comfort
Turn your water heater dial to 120° to keep your energy bills low and your family safe.
Recycle like crazy at home and look for items in recyclable packaging.
Sign up for your utility’s air conditioning load control program and stop worrying about A/C costs.
Give composting a whirl and turn waste into dirt.
Close doors and windows to give your room A/C a break.
Reach the pinnacle of recycling by never, ever throwing away a recyclable item, whether at home or out and about.
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.
Get rid of the beer fridge for serious savings!
In addition to composting at home, seek out composting in your community, too!
Close your fireplace damper to prevent heated air from escaping your home
Buy green power from your utility and cut back on your coal habit.
Composting is fun every day of the year!
Insulate your attic for big energy savings and comfort gains.
Insulate your walls to improve your comfort and reduce energy waste - it's like putting a sweater on your home!
Use plastic window kits to keep your home nice and cozy in the winter.
Seal attic air leaks allowing heated air to escape from your house into the attic and wreak havoc.
Replace your 15+ year old water heater with a shiny new efficient unit.
Replace your 15+ year old fridge with a shiny new efficient unit.
Use LED holiday lights to light up your winter celebrations without lighting up your utility bills.
Get some cheap solar power and dry your clothes outside!
Tell a friend about the Energy Challenge!
Set your computer's power management settings for maximum savings.
Replace your older central air conditioner and treat yourself to savings.
Replace your 20+ year old furnace with a shiny new efficient unit.
Print out our free Energy Challenge coloring sheets to show off your knowledge and art skills at the same time.
Replace your older inefficient vehicle with a car that gets at least 30 miles per gallon.
Create your own team and see how much you can save together.
Looking at new energy efficient equipment? Get a rebate from your utility and save some money!
Replace your 15+ year old window A/C with a shiny new efficient unit.
Host a free Energy Challenge presentation at your business, school, congregation or neighborhood.
Calculate your home's carbon footprint to better understand your savings potential.
Cars get tune-ups every few thousand miles - your central air needs a tune up every spring.
Promote the Energy Challenge at your school to build your team and save energy.
Turn energy savings into a fun family activity with our energy saving agreement
Keep it goin' guys! Let's raise those member numbers up!!!!!;-)
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