Conserving energy and water is an easy way to reduce your carbon footprint while saving money.

Save Energy

The typical U.S. family spends around $2,000 a year on home utility bills. You can save up to 20% of your home energy bill simply by turning off or unplugging your computer, TV, phone charger, and other home electronics.

Start saving by figuring out how much energy you use.  A great tool is the ENERGY STARR Home Energy Yardstick. Below are some Energy Saving tips.

       


Save Water

The average person uses 60 gallons of water a day and wastes more than 9 gallons a day through household leaks. Use less water and save money by following these steps:

      


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Check out these Water Conservation Tips 

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Use the acronym WATER to help you remember 5 simple things you can do to save water and money.

 

     Wash laundry only when there is a full load
     Always turn off running water 
     Take shorter showers 
     Eliminate any and all leaks 
     Reduce the flow of toilets and showerheads