National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

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When Celebrated

Always on January 10th


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About the Holiday

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day is a holiday that by celebrating it today, you'll benefit from it the rest of the year. In most households there are many simple things that can be done that will not only help our environment, but will also put money back in your pocket. Below, are a few ideas...

  • Switch to compact fluorescent or LED light bulbs
  • Lower the temperature on your water heater
  • Lower the heater setting by a couple of degrees (similarly, raise the air condition setting in the summer)
  • Install ceiling fans
  • Take quicker showers
  • Power down unused computers an electronics
  • Don't overcharge phones
  • Upgrade washer, dryer, dishwasher or water heater
  • Dry clothes on laundry line
  • Carpool
  • Walk and ride bike
  • Add insulation
  • Install an attic fan or roof vents
  • Keep your refrigerator and freezer full
  • Buy an energy efficient car
  • Work from home

Gift Guidelines

  • Compact fluorescent or LED light bulbs
  • LED flashlight
  • Tips on saving energy

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