Free tips to reduce your use

Upgrade to an ENERGY STAR® set-top box

5,773 people do this

Close your shades in the summer

10,056 people do this

Set your refrigerator's temperature to 38°F

7,418 people do this

Open your shades on winter days for natural light and warmth

6,868 people do this

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

15,429 people do this

Turn off your computer at night

12,028 people do this

Turn down your thermostat when using your fireplace

1,904 people do this

Set your thermostat to 68°F in the winter

2,089 people do this

Move furniture and drapes away from baseboard heaters

1,988 people do this

Shave a minute off shower time

6,116 people do this

Spotlight your work spaces

5,997 people do this

Run full dishwasher loads

9,111 people do this

Clear area around heating and cooling vents

4,613 people do this

Talk with your household members about your energy savings plan

6,430 people do this

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

2,820 people do this

Unplug electronics when they're not in use

9,793 people do this