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Energy Efficient Appliances

Every wonder what Energy Star is? Or how to read your appliance's energy guide? Find out how choosing the right appliance can help you save energy and cut your electricity costs.

Buying an Energy Efficient Washing Machine - What to Look For
Making smart choices when buying your next washing machine can save energy and save you money in the long run.

Energy Efficient Dishwashers
Dishwasher use can account for a large chunk of a household energy bill. By purchasing a dishwasher that tops its class in energy efficiency, a homeowner can save on energy costs each month. The dishwashers in this article are separated by brand and energy efficiency ratings.

Lower Water Temperature for Savings
Lowering the temperature of your water heater can equate to big energy savings.

Kilowatt per Hour
In order to know how much energy your appliance uses, you need to understand what a kilowatt is.

How to Read an Appliance's Energy Guide
Knowing how to read an appliance's energy guide can help you buy the most energy efficient product. The little yellow energy guide sticker can be the most important part of your shopping process.

Save When Doing the Laundry
Most families find themselves using their washing machine everyday. Combined with using the dryer, energy costs can start to add up. Taking these simple steps can help you cut back on how much energy your washer and dryer use when doing your laundry.

Tips For Saving Energy Right Now
Saving energy doesn't always take days of planning. There are many things you can do right now to start saving energy and cutting down on costs.

Run Your Air Conditioner More Efficiently
You can help your air conditioner run more efficiently to save energy costs during the warmer months with the tips found here.

Steps to Reduce Your Refrigerator's Energy Cost
The refrigerator is one of the most commonly used appliances in any household. Heavy use can mean high energy costs. Follow these steps to help your refrigerator run efficiently to cut down on your energy bill.

Computing Through an Energy Crisis: How to Save Money and Power
Many of us never think twice about leaving their computer on at all times. About.Com's PC Computing center shows you how to save power when using your computer.

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