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Water and Energy Saving Tips for Your Home

By: Allen Lyle

Changing the way you go about everyday household chores can have a significant impact on how much energy you use in your home. Here are some tips to help you save:

  • Use a slow cooker instead of a conventional oven to prepare meals.
  • Limit the number of times you open and close the refrigerator door.
  • Don’t prerinse dishes when filling the dishwasher.
  • Only wash full loads of clothes and use cold water.
  • Be careful not to overload the dryer since it will take longer to dry clothes.
  • Clean the lint filter on your dryer regularly.
  • Use a clothes line, rather than the dryer, to dry clothes.

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