Free tips to reduce your use

Upgrade to an ENERGY STAR® set-top box

5,926 people do this

Close your shades in the summer

10,630 people do this

Set your refrigerator's temperature to 38°F

7,733 people do this

Open your shades on winter days for natural light and warmth

7,751 people do this

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

15,458 people do this

Turn off your computer at night

12,059 people do this

Turn down your thermostat when using your fireplace

1,949 people do this

Set your thermostat to 68°F in the winter

2,417 people do this

Move furniture and drapes away from baseboard heaters

2,138 people do this

Shave a minute off shower time

6,310 people do this

Spotlight your work spaces

6,220 people do this

Run full dishwasher loads

9,537 people do this

Clear area around heating and cooling vents

4,881 people do this

Talk with your household members about your energy savings plan

6,652 people do this

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

2,847 people do this

Unplug electronics when they're not in use

10,123 people do this