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Energy-saving tips

  1. Skidmore UnpluggedTurn 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.