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You can save money and energy at home by choosing energy efficient appliances and electronics and reducing the amount you use them. Explore the following topics to reduce your electricity use and bills:

Appliances and Electronics

Estimating Appliance and Home Electronic Energy Use
Learn how to estimate what it costs to operate your appliances and how much energy they consume.
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Reducing Electricity Use and Costs
Reducing energy use in your home saves you money, increases energy security, reduces pollution, and reduces the cost of home renewable energy systems.
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Energy Efficient Computers, Home Office Equipment, and Electronics
Learn how to save energy and money through efficient use of your computers, monitors, and peripherals.
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Kitchen Appliances
Save energy in your kitchen with these tips for using dishwashers, refrigerators, and other appliances efficiently.
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Save energy and money with these simple laundry tips.
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Shopping for Appliances and Electronics
Consider both the purchase price and operating cost when buying new appliances.
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Purchasing and Maintaining Refrigerators and Freezers
By choosing energy efficient ENERGY STAR-certified refrigerators and freezers, and using and maintaining them properly, a household can save a lot on their energy bill.
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Refrigerator Freezer Use and Temperature Tips
Having an efficient refrigerator freezer is great, but it's efficiency can be maximized if you know how to use it.
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Thermoelectric Coolers
Using compression systems is not the only way to make cooling appliances. Thermoelectric generation can power many devices as well, or even better than traditional compression systems, depending on location and use.
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Purchasing and Maintaining A Water Softener
A water softener reduces water hardness by removing of heavy minerals like calcium, iron, and magnesium from the water supply coming into the home, thereby preventing common water problems.
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Understanding and Dealing With Hard Water
Hard water can wreak havoc on a home's plumbing system. Understanding hard water is the key to addressing and correcting its impact.
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