Tips for Lowering Your Energy Bill
Light-colored window coverings reflect the sun's energy, while darker ones absorb it and release heat.
Showers use half as much water as baths. Less hot water means less energy used.
Lighting accounts for nearly 15% of energy costs. Last to leave? Turn off the lights on your way out the door.
Your heating system will run more efficiently, and it might last longer.
Run full loads, avoid special cycles, and air-dry or towel off clean dishes.
Each degree over 68°F can increase your energy usage by 3 percent.