Paren-fficiency

Energy Tips for Around the House

It's easy to forget that electricity isn't a natural resource. It takes fuel and manpower to make electricity so convenient. And though it's affordable, it's not free. Using electricity wisely conserves resources, avoids emissions, and saves money. Here are some tips to help you save energy and money.

Heating and Cooling

Heating and Cooling

Dialing the right setting on your thermostat, while using ceiling fans in the summer or an extra layer of clothing in the winter, can save a good bit of money.
Water Heating

Water Heating

Solar thermal water heating may be an option in your area. Installations can pay off within five years and may offer significant savings on water heating depending on your climate.
Kitchen, Laundry, and Lighting

Kitchen, Laundry, and Lighting

Invest in an ENERGY STAR®-qualified appliance, and your "payback" on that investment can be realized in dollar savings on your utility bills.
50 Ways to Increase your Child's Learning

The most important factor in your child's education is the active, ongoing involvement of you. Parents truly can make a difference.

Click here to discover 50 Ways to Increase your Child's Learning.