If you took all the actions shown here, you could save 14,400 pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually and more than $1,600 from your annual home energy bill and gasoline costs.

Click the green squares showing changes you are willing to make and see how many pounds of CO2 you can save!
Calculations of CO2 savings are based on EPA estimates.
Replace 10 75-watt incandescent bulbs with 20-watt Energy Star lights.
Replace old refrigerator with a new Energy Star model.
Turn up your air conditioner's thermostat by 2 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer.
Recycle half of your recyclable materials (paper, plastics, glass, magazines, cans).
Reduce your waste generation by 25 percent.
Buy a vehicle that gets 10 miles per gallon more than your current one.


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Reduce the number of miles you drive by 25 miles per week.
Turn down your heating thermostat by 8 degrees Fahrenheit on winter nights.
Replace your old gas or oil furnace or boiler with an Energy Star model.
Replace single-glazed windows with Energy Star windows.