Free tips to reduce your use

Upgrade to an ENERGY STAR® set-top box

5,589 people do this

Close your shades in the summer

9,518 people do this

Set your refrigerator's temperature to 38°F

6,931 people do this

Open your shades on winter days for natural light and warmth

6,361 people do this

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

14,878 people do this

Turn off your computer at night

11,992 people do this

Turn down your thermostat when using your fireplace

1,848 people do this

Set your thermostat to 68°F in the winter

1,726 people do this

Move furniture and drapes away from baseboard heaters

1,791 people do this

Shave a minute off shower time

5,790 people do this

Spotlight your work spaces

5,698 people do this

Run full dishwasher loads

8,335 people do this

Clear area around heating and cooling vents

4,280 people do this

Talk with your household members about your energy savings plan

6,115 people do this

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

2,785 people do this

Unplug electronics when they're not in use

9,344 people do this