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

17,049 people do this

Turn off and unplug electronics

423 people do this

Measure appliance energy use with a plug-in power meter

808 people do this

Charge your electronic devices before or after peak hours

20 people do this

Choose an efficient television

2,796 people do this

Enjoy unplugged activities

345 people do this

Plan an outing to stay cool

247 people do this

Upgrade to an ENERGY STAR® set-top box

9,557 people do this

Turn off your computer at night

13,663 people do this

Commit to save energy with your household

232 people do this

Talk with your household members about your energy savings plan

5,470 people do this

Unplug electronics when they're not in use

13,683 people do this

Track your electricity usage with a home power monitor

783 people do this

Adjust the display on your television

7,251 people do this

Use a plug-in power meter to save

14 people do this

Select efficient home office equipment

730 people do this