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Why? Fans help you stay cool while reducing your air conditioning costs. Since they are targeted to a specific area, they can be more cost effective than cooling...
Save up to $10 per year
386 people do this
Why? Your air conditioning unit will operate better if it has plenty of room to breathe. The air conditioner's outdoor unit — the condenser — needs to be able to...
959 people do this
Why? A space heater or portable heater can be an efficient source of heat if you use it to warm a small area and reduce the temperature in the rest of your home....
Save up to $50 per year
375 people do this
Why? New televisions are originally set to look best on the showroom floor. However, these bright display modes are often unnecessary for your home and use a...
1,995 people do this
Why? Ventilating fans in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry, utility room, and other rooms can be effective in controlling moisture if the fans vent directly outdoors....
481 people do this
Why? Well-placed shade trees can reduce your cooling needs by up to 30% by blocking heat from the sun. In fact, shaded walls can be 5-15°C cooler at peak...
442 people do this
Why? Air leaks can be a large source of air loss in your home. This raises your heating and cooling costs and can make your home less...
Save up to $300 per year
796 people do this
Why? Hang-drying clothes outside is the most energy efficient and low-cost approach to drying clothes. When circumstances do not allow for hang-drying, you can...
Save up to $15 per year
6,290 people do this
Why? If you use one of these devices to stay warm while under bedcovers, you likely need only minimal heat in the room overall, so consider turning down your...
1,192 people do this
Why? Turning down the temperature on your pool heater will significantly decrease the amount of energy you use to keep your pool...
Save up to $125 per year
334 people do this
Why? A pool pump uses more energy than most other devices and appliances in your home. A properly sized ENERGY STAR certified variable-speed pump can...
Save up to $215 per year
46 people do this
Why? Dehumidifiers can be very useful for maintaining comfort and preventing the growth of mold and mildew — yet they are surprisingly big energy consumers. A...
Save up to $20 per year
412 people do this
Why? Television technology is developing rapidly and it's hard to know which features could show up as noticeable increases on your energy bill. Learn a bit about...
Save up to $45 per year
862 people do this
Why? Your swimming pool heater can be one of the largest energy consumers in your home. Choose an efficient pool heating system to significantly reduce energy...
Save up to $115 per year
93 people do this
Why? Your air conditioner will use more energy than necessary if it is not properly maintained. In addition to saving energy, maintaining your air conditioner will...
380 people do this
Why? Setting your thermostat for energy savings can decrease your cooling bills...
591 people do this