Energy Star might want to be the first label you look for this season when you need new windows, doors, or skylights. Energy Star products are more efficient than standard glass, thus saving you money!
Dishwasher energy costs can be cut by one-third by turing off the power dry switch. Power dry switches speed up the drying process but are rarely needed and add up to 30% to the cost of electricity needed to power your dishwasher.
to conserve heat at night but avoid waking up to a cold house in the morning? Get the best of both worlds by installing a clock thermostat. Clock setback thermostats can save money and energy in both the winter and the summer.
Planting trees in your yard is a natural way to keep your home's temperature comfortable. Trees can be planted strategically to shade sun from your house and to shade central air conditioners making them more energy efficient.
Air drying the dishes in your dishwasher can reduce dishwasher costs on your energy bill. To reduce dishwasher costs, do not use the power dry switch on the dishwasher. Air drying your dishes can reduce dishwasher costs by abut 1/3.
By keeping your oven door closed, you ensure consistent cooking times and save energy. Opening the oven door to check the progress of your meal, results in the oven having to use extra energy to reheat back to it's set temperature.