How to Save Energy in Your Home

The home energy checklist below is intended to provide a step-by-step guide of the most effective ways to reduce home energy usage and save you money.

Right Now (Today!)
Next Week
In the Next Three Months
In the Coming Year
  • Insulate attic if necessary.
  • Install and use a programmable thermostat.
  • Plant trees and shrubs to shade your house in the summer.
  • Replace appliances as needed (starting with your refrigerator and possibly moving on to a front-loading washing machine).
  • Watch electricity, gas, and water bills and compare to previous years.