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

17,553 people do this

Turn off and unplug electronics

1,048 people do this

Measure appliance energy use with a plug-in power meter

851 people do this

Charge your electronic devices before or after peak hours

84 people do this

Choose an efficient television

2,902 people do this

Enjoy unplugged activities

930 people do this

Plan an outing to stay cool

643 people do this

Upgrade to an ENERGY STAR® set-top box

9,878 people do this

Turn off your computer at night

14,039 people do this

Commit to save energy with your household

598 people do this

Talk with your household members about your energy savings plan

5,767 people do this

Unplug electronics when they're not in use

14,594 people do this

Track your electricity usage with a home power monitor

806 people do this

Adjust the display on your television

7,792 people do this

Use a plug-in power meter to save

30 people do this

Select efficient home office equipment

776 people do this