Category: Appliances & Electronics

If you are using your stove, match the burner to the size of your pot and use a lid to conserve heat.

Use a microwave or toaster oven to cook or warm small portions of food. They use less energy than a conventional oven.

Don’t run your dishwasher until its full and take advantage of any energy-saving features your machine may have. For example skip the heat drying cycle. If you are in the market for a new dishwasher look for ENERGY STAR®.

Proper maintenance is key to keeping your appliances working properly and more energy efficient. Fridges: The coils behind the fridge should be cleaned regularly and kept dust-free. Make sure door seals are intact. Periodically check the seals. If the seal isn’t working properly, you could be leaking up to 15% of the cooled air it… Read more

Arrange food to allow for air to flow throughout your fridge.