Tips for Energy Conservation - Small & Large Appliances
Read labels--use voracious energy users sparingly.
Keep heat-conducting appliances out of drafts.
Use hand can openers, mixers, ect. when possible.
Vacuum & polish only when necessary. Keep vacuum bag emptied to avoid suction reduction.
Reduce operation of garbage grinders.
- Defrost refrigerator before it's iced up. Avoid opening and closing the door continuously.
Keep refrigerator grills and coils clean.
- Run dishwasher only when full, using the shortest possible cycle that gets dishes clean.
Open door and let dishes air dry.
**Energy Conservation Tips provided by the Indiana Family & Social Services Administration