Ways to Protect the Planet and Reduce Energy Use at Home on National Energy Efficiency Day
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As we celebrate National EE Day,
- Visit pge.com/myrateanalysis to see rate options and learn more about the best rate plan based on energy use in the last 12 months.
- Learn more about PG&E’s Energy Savings Assistance program which provides qualified customers with energy-saving improvements at no charge.
- Take shorter showers to reduce water-heating costs. Turn on a 5-minute playlist for each shower then challenge yourself to finish before the music does. Encourage others in your home to take this approach.
- Don’t waste money on electronics or appliances that aren’t in use. Turn off and unplug unused televisions, computers, phone chargers, coffee makers and other devices.
- Give your refrigerator “breathing room.” Clean the coils and don’t set the thermostat too low. Keep the refrigerator between 38 F and 42 F and the freezer between zero- and five-degrees F.
- Wash full loads of laundry using cold water. Modern detergents work great in cold water, and about 90 percent of the energy used by clothes washers goes to water heating.
To find other energy-saving actions, visit www.pge.com or join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #EEDay2021. Customers can also compare and shop energy-saving appliances and electronics by logging onto marketplace.pge.com.