Saving energy at home is easy. Click on the category links below to learn about time-tested tips and energy-saving choices for reducing your home energy consumption:

energy-saving-tips

Cooling
Heating
Lighting
Appliances
Water heating
Electronics
Windows
Roofing

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If you want to learn even more about conserving energy at home, click on any of the following links.

  • Energy Star Kids: Pick an energy-saving activity on the Energy Star website for kids. On this page, kids can learn fun facts or the definition of global warming with a click of the mouse. Kids can also choose to learn how they can make changes to help the environment.
  • Saving Energy: The California Energy Commission has great tips on how to save energy when at home. On this page, there is also information on how to save energy when not at home and how to recycle.
  • Energy Kids – Saving Energy: The difference between energy conservation and energy efficiency is explained.
  • Use Less Energy: Click this link for great advice on saving energy. On the page, there are more links to further information about the subject.
  • Climate Kids – What Can We Do to Help?: The Climate Kids website is a NASA website. On this page, read about ways that kids can help protect the environment, reduce their carbon footprint by saving energy, and reduce their trash pile and water use.
  • How You Can Save Energy: Find out how kids and their families can use less energy. This Tennessee Valley Authority article includes links to other websites about energy and energy conservation.
  • Top Ten Rules for Saving Energy: Rules can make it easy for the whole family to save energy in the home. Click on this link to read ten helpful rules on saving household energy.
  • Zoo America – Kids Conserve: Zoo America wants to teach kids how to help protect the environment. This page gives tips on saving energy, conserving water, and other advice, including recycling.
  • Just for Kids – Conserving Energy: Lighting: Kids can learn about conserving energy by using lighting correctly. On this page, there are also additional links to energy conservation tips that involve appliances and carpooling, for example.
  • What You Can Do – Energy Saving Tips for Kids: Click on this link to read a PDF about how kids can help the environment by saving energy. This page also talks about climate change, what it is, and why it’s serious.
  • How Energy Efficient Are You?: This link opens up quiz where you can find out how energy efficient are you by answering simple questions.
  • Energy Tips for Kids: On this page, kids can learn ways to conserve energy. The page reviews activities that kids can participate in other than watching television. Tips for the whole family and ways to save water are also on this page.
  • Kids Korner – Energy Efficiency: Kids who click on this link will learn what it means to be energy-efficient. They’ll also learn about ways that they can be efficient every day.