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Look for the EnergyStar symbol when buying appliances.

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Switching to compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs can help cut home energy costs.

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Visit our pages to learn ways to save water AND energy!

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Keep your home cozy and still save energy in the winter, with our tips.

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Cooking with a crockpot in summer uses less energy and keeps the house cooler.

Energy Saving Tips

Whether it is winter or summer, there are ways to save energy around your home! Visit our pages for tips.

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Winter Energy Tips

Heating is by far one of our biggest energy expenses. Find tips here on how you can reduce energy costs to heat your home.

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Saving Water & Energy

You can save water AND energy when you wash dishes by not leaving the water running and by only washing when you have a sink full of dishes. Find more tips here.

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Last updated September 15, 2015