Published on February 16th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan2
Energy Conservation at Home (9 Tips from ENERGY STAR)
February 16th, 2012 by Zachary Shahan
It’s fun to write about all the breaking news on cleantech, get caught up in the policy issues, and examine cleantech growth around the world, but when it comes down to it, one of the best things we can do to live lighter is cut our home energy consumption. To help you with your home energy conservation efforts, he EPA’s ENERGY STAR communications manager, Denise Durret, recently wrote a guest post on just this topic for sister site sustainablog. I think it’s worth a review (and worth a friendly share, too!):
Home Energy Conservation is Easy — Just Do It!
Home energy conservation is simple, easy, and makes a world of difference. The tips above can mostly be set as habits within a few days, or a few weeks at the least. As for the products, consider what you’re buying when you buy and make sure to burn the product tips above into your mind! You can shop for energy efficient TVs, energy efficient refrigerators, energy efficient dryers, and efficient washing machines on our partner channel, Enervee.
And remember, such energy conservation decisions don’t only help the environment, but can also help you save a ton of money!
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