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Consider a multi-use pressure cooker

No wonder these small appliances are so popular, they use up to 70% less energy than an electric stove.

Fill up the empty space in your fridge Fill up the empty space in your fridge

Fill up the empty space in your fridge

A full jug of water is a great option to keep your fridge cool so it cycles less often.

Is your fridge or freezer too cool? Is your fridge or freezer too cool?

Is your fridge or freezer too cool?

Save up to $25 a year by keeping your fridge at 2°C and your freezer at -18°C.

Let your dishes dry themselves Let your dishes dry themselves

Let your dishes dry themselves

Skipping a dishwasher's heat-dry setting on one load of dishes a day can save up to $37 a year.

Avoid streaming movies on a game console

Avoid streaming movies on a game console

For streaming movies and TV, game consoles require up to 40% more power than other streaming devices.

Use power bars to unplug everything at once Use power bars to unplug everything at once

Use power bars to unplug everything at once

Try upgrading to smart power bars or smart strips that shut off the power to any devices not being used. You could save up to $50 a year.

 Save up to $100  Save up to $100

Save up to $100

That’s right. Each ENERGY STAR LED bulb could save you up to $100 in electricity over its 15 year lifetime.

Consider an ENERGY STAR TV Consider an ENERGY STAR TV

Consider an ENERGY STAR TV

ENERGY STAR rated TVs use at least 30% less electricity than other TVs - especially older models.

Turn down to save up Turn down to save up

Turn down to save up

Turn your thermostat down 2-5 degrees to save up to 5-10% on your bill - or up to $72 a year.

Get clever with window coverings Get clever with window coverings

Get clever with window coverings

Blocking afternoon sun could save you up to $10 (2 fans) or up to $45 (1 AC window unit) during the summer.

Use foam gaskets on outlets

Use foam gaskets on outlets

Use foam gaskets on exterior wall outlets and light switches to stop cold air from getting in.

Draftproof your home Draftproof your home

Draftproof your home

Is your home letting warm air out? Sealing gaps and cracks can help reduce heat loss by up to 10%.

Toss a towel in the dryer

Toss a towel in the dryer

Adding a dry towel to your dryer load speeds up drying. For 7 loads a week, you could save up to $27 a year.

Give your tank a blanket Give your tank a blanket

Give your tank a blanket

If your electric hot water heater is warm to the touch, it’s losing heat and needs an insulation blanket.

Let your laundry dry itself

Let your laundry dry itself

If you hang-dry 4 loads of laundry every week, you could save up to $47 a year.

Use cold water for your wash Use cold water for your wash

Use cold water for your wash

Using cold water, and cutting just 1 laundry load a week could save you up to $27 a year.

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