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Energy Saving Tips

1. Turn off or put your computer to sleep when not in use.

2. Replace an inefficient incandescent bulb with a compact fluorescent or LED bulb. 

3. Unplug appliances when not in use, and use a powerstrip to unpower appliances all at once.

4. Only do laundry when you have a full load.

5. Open blinds during the day to let in daylight and then close them at night.

6. Read a book instead of watching TV.

7. Turn off the lights!

8. If you are able, take the stairs.

9. Study in groups.

10. Reach out to your Eco-Rep for additional ideas.