Conservation Tips



Maintaining a Conservation Friendly Temperature in Your Home


Your thermostat controls heating and cooling which consumes more than half of the energy in your home.

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Electric Conservation Tips


Ten percent of the average US household’s electric use is caused by unused electronics that are plugged into the wall.

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Saving Energy in the Kitchen


Across America, home refrigerators use the electricity of 25 large power plants every year.

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Saving Energy in the Laundry Room


About 90% of the energy used for washing clothes is for heating the water.

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Saving Energy in the Bathroom


More than 45% of water use in the average American home occurs in the bathroom with 27% being used by toilets. Older toilets can use up to 7 gallons per flush.

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