Be Smart - Energy Conservation Information
BE SMART PROGRAMMING HAS ENDED!
But the mission still remains:
Students and parents working together to promote energy saving habits into their homes and ultimately experience savings in energy costs.
Here are some energy saving tips:
Heating Tips- Ideal thermostat temperature
between 65°F and 68°F. Keep heat inside
during winter and outside during summer.
Cooling Tips- Ideal temperature 78°F or higher
and run a fan to circulate air.
Water Heating Tips- Set Temp. at 120°F. Take 5
minute showers. Fix water leaks. Insulate water
Lighting Tips- Install fluorescent light bulbs.
Keep lights off when not in use and use task
Kitchen Tips- Set temp. of Refrigerator between
37°F to 40°F and Freezer at 0°F. Keep
refrigerator door closed. Use microwave or
other small appliances to cook instead of oven
when possible. Run dishwasher when full, and
rinse dishes in cold water.
Laundry Room Tips- Always run full loads.
Wash clothes in warm or cold and rinse with
cold water. When drying clean lint filter after
every load and hang clothes outside when it is
Use Energy Star® Products!