About 90 percent of the energy used to do laundry comes from heating the dryer. To save energy and money, we recommend that you: Use cold water to wash whenever possible and always use cold water to rinse Adjust the water level to match each load size, especially when using hot water Clean the dryer…Details
When shopping for a new stove or oven, buy the model that best suits you. Here are some general tips: Cook with a toaster oven or microwave. They use less energy than the oven, and add less heat to your kitchen. Use the self-cleaning cycle on your oven for major cleaning jobs only and start…Details
A dishwasher consumes one-third less hot water than hand washing so using the dishwasher saves you money.
Additional ways to save are: Avoid pre-rinsing dishes in hot water. Use the rinse cycle until it’s time to clean a full load. Use the energy-saving cycle to shorten the run time and save gallons of water. Run your dishwasher with a full load and use the air dry option, if available. When buying a…Details
Avoid using multiple refrigerators or freezers. An extra refrigerator that is hardly used can cost up to $100 a year. Keep your freezer full. Food catches and stores cold air, reducing the workload of your freezer. Reduce the amount of escaping cold air by opening the door once to get all your items. Buying a…Details
DO THIS NOW…OR SEE ME IN THE SPRING With the cold weather setting in there are some things you need to remember concerning refrigerators in unheated areas. Most manufactures state that the unit will not operate properly if the ambient temperature is below 50 degrees due to the fact that there is only one thermostat…Details