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Quick Tips to Save Energy

Read the following tips and see how you can start saving more energy every time you use your major household appliances.

Water Heating:

  • Set the temperature on your water heater to 120°
  • Run your dishwasher only when it is full


  • Cover pots and pans when bringing water to a boil
  • Clean your cooktop thoroughly and often

Clothes Drying:

  • Clean your dryer’s lint filter after each and every load
  • Dry consecutive loads of clothing to take advantage of retained heat

Climate Control:

  • Keep your thermostat set at 78° in the summer and 68° in the winter
  • Clean or replace dirty AC and/or furnace filters every couple of months