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Appliances account for 6% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.
Why? Your refrigerator is on 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so it's important to make sure it is one of your most efficient appliances. If your...
Save up to $50 per year
6 people do this
Why? With ENERGY STAR certified products throughout your home, you can save up to one-third of your energy costs for those appliances per year. The ENERGY STAR...
Save up to $225 per year
13 people do this
Why? In most households, the refrigerator is the one thing that is always on — 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In the average home, the refrigerator consumes the...
Save up to $10 per year
12 people do this
Why? Refrigerators from the year 2000 and before use 40% more energy than today's most efficient units. You probably pay more to run your spare, older appliance...
Save up to $95 per year
Why? Washing your clothes uses a significant amount of energy, especially if you use warm or hot water. New, efficient clothes washers use less water and energy...
Save up to $20 per year
Why? Your dishwasher uses a great deal of energy, especially for heating water. There are several steps you can take starting today — with no up-front investment —...
Save up to $25 per year
21 people do this
Why? A stand-alone freezer can be one of the biggest energy users in your home, so try consolidating all of your frozen foods into your refrigerator's freezer...
Save up to $30 per year
Why? Ventilating fans in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry, utility room, and other rooms can be effective in controlling moisture if the fans vent directly outdoors....
Why? Hang-drying is the most energy efficient and low-cost approach to drying clothes. When circumstances do not allow for hang-drying, you can still save some...
Save up to $15 per year
27 people do this
Why? Dehumidifiers can be very useful for maintaining comfort and preventing the growth of mold and mildew — yet they are surprisingly big energy consumers. A...
Why? If the seal on your refrigerator or freezer door isn't doing its job, your appliance could be leaking some of the cooled air it produces. But you don't need...
9 people do this
Why? Your dryer uses about 20% of the total power your appliances consume. Hang-drying saves energy and reduces wear and tear on clothes, which helps them last...
Save up to $110 per year
Why? Your dishwasher uses considerable energy, especially in terms of hot water. If your dishwasher was manufactured before 1994, replacing it with an ENERGY...
5 people do this
Why? Washing your clothes uses a lot of energy, especially if you use warm or hot water. About 90% of the energy consumed for washing clothes is used to heat the...
Save up to $35 per year
33 people do this