How You
Can Help

Home Energy & Utilities

  • Good

    • Turn off lights and appliances that aren’t in use.
    • Insulate your home and caulk windows.
    • Have gas appliances inspected and well maintained.
    • Run dishwashers and laundry only when full.
    • Use a water saving showerhead.
    • Ask your utility providers about a home energy audit.
    • Wear clothing appropriate for the weather.
  • Better

    • Buy Energy Star certified products.
    • Replace incandescent light bulbs with energy efficient bulbs.
    • Adjust thermostat settings to be higher in the summer and lower in the winter.
  • Best

    • Participate in green options offered by energy providers.
    • Open blinds and curtains for natural light.
    • Open windows and use fans in warmer months.