24 Apr '11, 2am

ACEEE | Six Simple Energy Saving Tips to Celebrate Earth Day: In honor of this year's Earth Day theme: “A Billio...

In honor of this year’s Earth Day theme: “A Billion Acts of Green,” ACEEE suggests six energy-saving tips that will not only help consumers create less pollution, but also help them save money. With many wondering what steps they can take to lessen their environmental impact, energy efficiency measures represent an often easy, immediate, and cost-effective way to take action. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu has even gone so far as to call energy efficiency “not just low hanging fruit; it’s fruit lying on the ground.” Moreover, with the summer season soon arriving, along with its associated increase in energy bills and gasoline costs, these tips are also especially timely. For households, we recommend tips involving electronics, air-conditioning, and cooking: Cut down on “vampire” loads : All those gadgets and electronics in our homes use a significant amount of e...

Full article: http://www.aceee.org/node/9644

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