Other tips to reduce your use

Other devices account for 17% of yearly energy use for a typical household in your area.

Set your computer to "sleep mode" when not in use

17,270 people do this

Turn off and unplug electronics

690 people do this

Measure appliance energy use with a plug-in power meter

825 people do this

Charge your electronic devices before or after peak hours

42 people do this

Choose an efficient television

2,832 people do this

Enjoy unplugged activities

569 people do this

Plan an outing to stay cool

406 people do this

Upgrade to an ENERGY STAR® set-top box

9,681 people do this

Turn off your computer at night

13,822 people do this

Commit to save energy with your household

396 people do this

Talk with your household members about your energy savings plan

5,590 people do this

Unplug electronics when they're not in use

13,969 people do this

Track your electricity usage with a home power monitor

794 people do this

Adjust the display on your television

7,448 people do this

Use a plug-in power meter to save

24 people do this

Select efficient home office equipment

750 people do this