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- Appliances and Your Energy Bill (source: Georgetown University Energy Prize)
- Saving Energy Through Advanced Power Strips (source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
- A Guide to Preventing Air Leaks in Your Home (source: Georgetown University Energy Prize)
- Visit our additional guides on lighting and heating & cooling
Many consumer electronics draw power even when turned off, adding up to $200 per year in energy costs for the average home. Advanced power strips shut off power to devices that are not in use.
Inefficient windows account for 10-25% of a home’s heating bill.
The clothes dryer accounts for 40% of the energy consumed by common household appliances.
Insulating your hot water heater and lowering the temperature to 120°F will translate to significant savings on your energy bill.
Install timers, dimmers and sensors to reduce energy waste.
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