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  • Get unplugged and stay active to save energy and improve health and well-being!
  • Try daylighting your home by turning off the lights and opening the blinds.
  • Try preparing “energy-free” meals and avoid using appliances when not necessary.
  • Utilize power strips and smart power strips to reduce the “vampire energy” phenomenon.
  • Hang dry clothing on a clothesline and wash clothes in cold water to save energy doing laundry.
  • When shopping for new appliances check “Energy Guide” labels and look for “Energy Star” rated products.
  • Save on energy bills by getting rebates back from DTE Energy and Consumers Energy.

In the Bathroom

  • Take shorter showers.  According to the U.S. Department of Energy, your hot water heater accounts for nearly 18% of your home’s energy use.  
  • Install a low flow shower head.
  • Install faucet aerators in all your sinks.
  • Install a water efficient toilet.
  • Turn off the water when you wash your hands, brush your teeth, or wash your face.
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