I Want to Save Energy

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    Saving Energy Tips

    Today's energy saving tip ... Turn lights off when a room is empty. Use natural light as much as possible. If you use a light for an average of four hours or more a day, fit an energy saving light bulb. It will use around a quarter of the electricity and will last ten times...
    geminiable24 geminiable24
    18-21
    Sep 6, 2010

    One of the Ways We Save Energy

    Hello! One of the ways that we save energy is - we take baths and save our bath water to flush the toilet. I have a deep well pump and it takes a bit of energy to pump the water up to the surface so by saving our bath water it saves pumping up a few gallons ever day. Our hydro...
    Nanoose Nanoose
    61-65, M
    Apr 2, 2008

    Real Energy Savings

    I want to cut my energy use. I am looking at a cost vs benefits way of deciding where to start. New energy efficient appliances would be nice but doesn't it take much more energy to make a refrigerator than it will ever save? It seems like we have toil  keep appliances...
    JustSillyStuff JustSillyStuff
    46-50, T
    1 Response Apr 2, 2008

    HGTV and Energy

    This makes me crazy. On HGTV everyone is "upgrading" homes. They replace working appliances with new ones becuas ethey want stainless steel instead of white. The house will be 5,000 to 10,000 square feet.   The kitchen cabinets have been tossed in the dumpster...
    JustSillyStuff JustSillyStuff
    46-50, T
    1 Response Apr 2, 2008

    Hi friends, there is a new petition on the site

    Union of Concerned Scientists, that is to help renewable energy get more recognition. Please read and sign. Feel free, it would be a good idea. Thanks everyone.
    pearls37 pearls37
    22-25, F
    Dec 4, 2013

    Hi friends, there is a new petition on the site

    Union of Concerned Scientists, that is to help renewable energy get more recognition. Please read and sign. Feel free, it would be a good idea. Thanks everyone.
    pearls37 pearls37
    22-25, F
    Dec 4, 2013
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