|Ways to Save Energy||
|Use compact florescent light bulbs (LEDs)|
|Turn the lights off when leaving a room|
|Turn off computer, TV’s, radios, games etc. when not being used|
|Have a power strip set up for each entertainment and appliance area|
|Turn the power strips off when appliances aren’t being used|
|Turn down the thermostat in winter and up in summer (especially at night and when no one is home)|
|Use energy settings on appliances like refrigerator, dishwasher, washing machine, clothes dryer|
|Hang clothes outside to dry|
|Fix leaky faucets and toilets|
Take 10 minute or less showers(5 minutes is even better!)
|Recycle paper, plastic, glass, magazines, newspaper, yard clippings|
|Compost kitchen waste for your garden|
|Walk, ride a bike, take a bus, or carpool to school/work.|
|Bring lunch in a reusable bag|
Other: one area you notice but we forgot!
Now that you've taken the survey, how did you do? What areas do you save energy and what areas can you work on?
Changing habits can seem hard at first but if you tackle one area (such as turning lights off when you leave a room) at a time you will be solving a PowerSleuth Conservation Pro before you know it!
Make a plan...
One area that I will work on is...