Free tips to reduce your use

Upgrade to an ENERGY STAR® set-top box

5,542 people do this

Close your shades in the summer

9,388 people do this

Set your refrigerator's temperature to 38°F

6,792 people do this

Open your shades on winter days for natural light and warmth

6,291 people do this

Set your computer to "sleep mode" when not in use

14,724 people do this

Turn off your computer at night

11,983 people do this

Turn down your thermostat when using your fireplace

1,839 people do this

Set your thermostat to 68°F in the winter

1,683 people do this

Move furniture and drapes away from baseboard heaters

1,766 people do this

Shave a minute off shower time

5,715 people do this

Spotlight your work spaces

5,619 people do this

Run full dishwasher loads

8,151 people do this

Clear area around heating and cooling vents

4,238 people do this

Talk with your household members about your energy savings plan

6,035 people do this

Turn your water heater off or down when you're away

2,781 people do this

Unplug electronics when they're not in use

9,220 people do this