Free tips to reduce your use

Upgrade to an ENERGY STAR® set-top box

5,856 people do this

Close your shades in the summer

10,325 people do this

Set your refrigerator's temperature to 38°F

7,606 people do this

Open your shades on winter days for natural light and warmth

7,261 people do this

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

15,447 people do this

Turn off your computer at night

12,048 people do this

Turn down your thermostat when using your fireplace

1,931 people do this

Set your thermostat to 68°F in the winter

2,280 people do this

Move furniture and drapes away from baseboard heaters

2,065 people do this

Shave a minute off shower time

6,222 people do this

Spotlight your work spaces

6,121 people do this

Run full dishwasher loads

9,352 people do this

Clear area around heating and cooling vents

4,753 people do this

Talk with your household members about your energy savings plan

6,547 people do this

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

2,836 people do this

Unplug electronics when they're not in use

9,962 people do this