9 Tips to Lower Your Utility Bill

Energy Conservation

You have the power to save money and energy right in your own home. Increasing energy efficiency is like adding another clean energy source to our electric power grid.

Water Conservation

We need to save water every way we can. You can reduce your water consumption by taking just a few simple steps.

Here are some simple low-cost and no-cost ways to save energy and water at home:


Easy low-cost and no-cost ways to save energy and water at home

Taking a whole-house approach to saving energy and water will help reduce your utility bills.
You can lower your monthly bill by following the tips in this guide.


water-heater
Lower the thermostat on your water heater to 120°F.
dryer
Air dry dishes instead of using the dishwasher’s drying cycle.
dry
Allow clothes to air dry instead of using the dryer.
bulb
Turn lights, electronics and computers off when you are not in the room.
thermostat
Install a programmable thermostat to prevent cooling the house unnecessarily when no one is home and while you are sleeping.
showerhead
Use low-flow showerheads and take short showers instead of baths.
windows
Check to see that windows and doors are tightly closed when heating or cooling your home.
toilet
Check your toilet for leaks toilet leaks can waste up to 300 gallons per month.
faucet
Inspect your entire home for water leaks, which can lead to a 9% increase in your usage.

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