Reduce Your Energy Consumption

Helpful Tips
There are so many ways of optimizing your energy consumption:
  • Replace incandescent light bulbs with CFL bulbs.
  • Turn off unused or unneeded lights and use natural lighting instead of electric lighting whenever possible.
  • Keep windows and doors closed in heated and air-conditioned areas.
  • Turn off computers and printers when they are not in use, especially laser printers.
  • Don’t use power strips to turn on all computers and desk equipment at once.
  • When purchasing computers and peripherals, buy low wattage equipment.
  • Minimize use of screen savers and instead enable power management features.
  • Try to wash 90% of clothes in cold water.
  • Conserve water by taking shorter showers and turn off water while brushing teeth, washing face, shaving or washing dishes.