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

17,429 people do this

Turn off and unplug electronics

867 people do this

Measure appliance energy use with a plug-in power meter

839 people do this

Charge your electronic devices before or after peak hours

63 people do this

Choose an efficient television

2,872 people do this

Enjoy unplugged activities

738 people do this

Plan an outing to stay cool

534 people do this

Upgrade to an ENERGY STAR® set-top box

9,781 people do this

Turn off your computer at night

13,933 people do this

Commit to save energy with your household

504 people do this

Talk with your household members about your energy savings plan

5,682 people do this

Unplug electronics when they're not in use

14,281 people do this

Track your electricity usage with a home power monitor

799 people do this

Adjust the display on your television

7,631 people do this

Use a plug-in power meter to save

27 people do this

Select efficient home office equipment

769 people do this