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ideas, copied from Keyspan website for energy effeciency ideas:

    • Wrap your hot water heater in an insulation blanket
    • Potential savings per year: $40
    • Convert to gas heat
  • Upgrade to ENERGY STAR windowsPotential savings per year: $145
  • Move your refrigerator away from a stove or other heat source
    • Only wash your clothes with cold waterPotential savings per year: $85
      Use power strips to cut power to your electronic equipment when you aren't using itPotential savings per year: $108, 234 lbs CO2
    • Consider getting a dishwasher, or at least don't let the water run while you're washing the dishes





Below items have been done:

Install a low flow shower head
Potential savings per year: $145

Lower your thermostat in the winter (put on a sweater, or install a space heater)
Potential savings per year: $120

Open blinds on cold days to let in the sun
Potential savings per year: $45

Set your hot water heater set to 120F or below
Potential savings per year: $30

Weatherize your home
Potential savings per year: $235

Air-dry your laundry during Spring and Summer instead of using the dryer
Potential savings per year: $45

Clean the coils on your air conditioner every few months
Potential savings per year: $10

programmable thermostat .  Mass Save provides these and CFLs for free!


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