- EPA Awards $700,000 to UMass Amherst for Environmental Health Research for Tribal Communities
- EPA Administrator McCarthy to attend Commission on Environmental Cooperation
- 151 New England Buildings compete in EPA’s 5th Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
- Oak Ridge Becomes Southeast’s First Green Power Community
- More than 5,500 buildings to compete in EPA’s Fifth-Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings/Commercial buildings around the US are in a race to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Each time you turn off an unneeded light or take alternative transportation, you are saving energy. And by saving energy, you are conserving resources and slowing climate change.
Here are some ideas and resources to help you increase your savings.
- Install compact flourescent lightbulbs.
- Look for Energy Star appliances.
- Turn down your water heater a few degrees.
- Read about one family's quest to cut their carbon emissions to 80% less than the U.S. average.
- Hang your towels and sheets out to dry.
- Go on an Energy Quest using this interactive website.
- Run the dishwasher only when it is full.
- Explore the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Savers resources.
- Ride your bike to school or work.
- Check out PNM's 99 Energywise Ideas.
Do you have other great energy saving tips and resources? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!