Conservation Tips

Conservation Tips

Energy Conservation Tips

 

CONSUMERS

 

  • Turn off all unnecessary lights, appliances, and electronic equipment.

  • When at home, close blinds and drapes that get direct sun, set air conditioning thermostats to 78 degrees or higher, and use fans to cool the air.

  • When away from home, set air conditioning thermostats to 85 degrees and turn all fans off before you leave.

  • Block the sun by closing blinds or drapes on windows that will get direct sun.

  • Do no use your dishwasher, laundry equipment, hair dryers, coffee makers, or other home appliances during peak hours of 3 to 7 p.m.

  • Avoid opening refrigerators or freezers more then necessary.

  • Use microwaves for cooking instead of an electric range or ovens.

  • Set your pool pump to run in the early morning or evening instead of the afternoon

 

BUSINESS

 

Business should minimize the use of electric lighting and electricity-consuming equipment as much as possible.