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Why? Furniture, carpets, and other objects can block vents and prevent heated or cooled air from traveling. This blockage makes your heating or cooling system work...
Save up to $290 per year
1,867 people do this
Why? Turning your computer off at night could save you up to a third of its energy costs, depending on your use and power management settings. Save even more by...
Save up to $40 per year
2,539 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
294 people do this
Why? You can save 2% on your heating bills by simply turning your thermostat down 1°C for eight...
Save up to $300 per year
1,563 people do this
Why? The average Canadian spends about 8 minutes taking a shower roughly once a day. Reducing average shower time by 1 minute can result in a 13% decrease in...
Save up to $25 per year
1,654 people do this
Why? We know ceiling fans help keep us cool and reduce AC costs in the summer. These same fans can actually be just as useful in the winter months, reducing your...
Save up to $95 per year
1,169 people do this
Why? Overhead bulbs can brighten a space, but often use more light than you really need. Using a kitchen counter light while preparing dinner, or a small lamp to...
1,476 people do this
Why? Increase the amount of natural light that enters your home to reduce your need for artificial lighting. Using shutters, horizontal blinds, and skylights, you...
Save up to $15 per year
3,136 people do this
Why? Many pool owners find that they can keep their pool clean and save energy by reducing their pump's run-time. In fact, reducing run-time by 60-75% can result...
Save up to $265 per year
347 people do this
Why? An average home's lighting bill accounts for close to 6% of electricity costs. Turning lights off when you're not in the room is a simple way for you to lower...
Save up to $30 per year
5,773 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...
Save up to $10 per year
1,422 people do this
Why? Sunlight passing through windows heats your home and makes your air conditioner work harder. You can block this heat by keeping blinds or drapes closed on...
2,214 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
2,132 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...
Save up to $35 per year
6,159 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...
3,239 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...
673 people do this