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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Electric Energy-Saving Tips
10 Biggest Energy Users
Do you know what the 10 biggest energy users in your home are?

  • Water Heater
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Air Conditioner
  • Range
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Portable Heater
  • Lights


Here are some tips to reduce electric usage and waste:

  • Install weather-stripping on doors and windows.
  • Plug electrical receptacles, pipe, and wire entry points.
    • Draft blockers can be used behind light switches and electrical outlets.
  • Install a programmable thermostat that can adjust the temperature according to your schedule.
  • Insulate your home.
    • The U.S. Department of Energy recommends an R-49 rating for attics

More Tips
The following links provide more electric energy-saving tips:

Town of Clayton
P.O. Box 1130
414 Main Street
Clayton, DE 19938

Ph: (302) 653-8419
Fx: (302) 653-2017
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