Use lights sparingly.
Turn lights off when not in use.
Remove light bulbs in areas where they not needed to avoid over-lighting.
Turn water heater temperature down to 120°F (49°C).
Install water heater insulation blanket.
Insulate hot water pipes.
Eat more cold meals in the summer.
Use the microwave in the summer.
Bake at night.
Run exhaust fan when cooking.
Use the cold or warm water settings on washing machine. Wash
clothes at night. Hang clothes on outside line.
Dry larger loads.
Close off utility room.
Open window to utility room when the clothes dryer is in use
Turn computers and other electronic devices off when not in
Watch TV more sparingly.
Unplug TV and stereo when not in use. Plug TV and stereo into
power strip and turn off when not in use.
Turn off furnace pilot light during the cooling season.
Let pets spend more time outside in the summer.
Spend more time outdoors on porches and patios.
Take shorter showers. Open window when showering. Run exhaust
fan when showering. Install an efficient showerhead. Hand-wash
Switch off drying option on dishwasher.