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Appliances account for 16% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.
Why? Your refrigerator is keeping your food cold 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so it's important to make sure it is one of your most efficient appliances. If...
Save up to $50 per year
951 people do this
Why? With ENERGY STAR certified products throughout your home, you can save up to one-third of your energy costs for those appliances per year. The ENERGY STAR...
Save up to $300 per year
1,904 people do this
Why? In most households, the refrigerator is the one thing that is always on — 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In the average home, the refrigerator consumes the...
Save up to $15 per year
2,612 people do this
Why? Refrigerators from the year 2001 and before use 40% more energy than today's most efficient units. You probably pay more to run your spare, older appliance...
Save up to $100 per year
1,069 people do this
Why? Washing your clothes uses a significant amount of energy, especially if you use warm or hot water. New, efficient washing machines use less water and energy...
Save up to $20 per year
925 people do this
Why? Your dishwasher uses most of its energy, for heating water. There are several steps you can take starting today — with no up-front investment — to reduce your...
Save up to $25 per year
4,784 people do this
Why? A stand-alone freezer can be one of the most energy intensive appliances in your home, so try consolidating all of your frozen foods into your refrigerator's...
Save up to $35 per year
530 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....
Save up to $10 per year
454 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...
5,942 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...
412 people do this
Why? If the seal on your refrigerator or freezer door isn't doing its job, your appliance could be leaking some of the cooled air it produces. But you don't need...
1,669 people do this
Why? Your dryer uses about 20% of the total power your appliances consume. Hang-drying saves energy and reduces wear and tear on clothes, which helps them last...
Save up to $120 per year
2,640 people do this
Why? Your dishwasher can use considerable energy, especially in terms of hot water. If your dishwasher was manufactured before 1994, replacing it with an ENERGY...
809 people do this
Why? Washing your clothes uses a lot of energy, especially if you use warm or hot water. About 90% of the energy consumed for washing clothes is used to heat the...
8,516 people do this