Turning down your thermostat is the best way—but here are 10 more ways your can conserve energy:

  1. Have your heating and cooling equipment cleaned.
  2. Change your filter.
  3. Use ceiling fans.
  4. Run washing machines and dishwashers with full loads.
  5. Use compact fluorescent lighting.
  6. Keep shades up and blinds open to take advantage of natural daylight and solar heat.
  7. Insulate your water heater.
  8. Install and use a programmable thermostat.
  9. Seal air leaks.
  10. If you’re not using it, turn it off.