- Do not put the refrigerator too close to the wall. A 4 inches distance will be fine to allow heat release from the condenser coils.
- Do not place your refrigerator near the stove.
- Do not place your refrigerator in direct sunlight.
- Do not place hot foods inside the refrigerator. Allow it to cool first. Preferably at room temperature.
- Defrost regularly.
- Open the refrigerator doors only when necessary.
- Switch off television set when no one is watching.
- Do not place anything on top of the television set.
- Unplug it.
- Do not use standby mode because it uses 10% of the television consumption when it is turned on.
- Make sure that the microwave is clean before and after using.
- Make sure to set the proper time and temperature.
- Uncover the food storage before putting it inside the oven.
- Do not use foil or plastic as this may cause fire.
- Use glass pans.
- Cook just in time for meal time so to avoid prolonged usage of keep warm option.
- Unplug the power cord when not in use.
- Clean the heating element. Remove all foreign objects.
- Maintain cleanliness of the stove.
- Turn-off the gas tank after cooking.
- When using electric stove, unplug it five minutes before the meal cooks. The heat from the coils is enough to cook it.
- Buy energy efficient computers and laptops.
- Switch off the monitor of your computer when in standby mode. Computer monitors consume electricity while in standby mode.
- Choose the right monitor size according to your need.
- Unplug the unit when not in use.
- Install air conditioners in a cool area.
- Insulate your room.
- Make sure that the thermostat is functioning correctly.
- Check the filter once a month and replace it when needed.
- Regularly clean the condenser of your unit.
- Clean your fans regularly as they tend to accumulate dust. Your fans will produce cooler air when clean.
- Unplug when not in use.
- Maximize the use of your washing machine. Use proper amount of water corresponding to the volume of your clothes.
- Use proper amount of detergent.
- Wash and dry it every after use.
- Iron clothes in batches.
- Iron first your pants, then your blouses/shirts. The heat of the iron is enough to iron small pieces like handkerchiefs even if it is unplugged.
- Do not overheat the iron.
- It is better to iron at night or when the weather is cool. Irons are more efficient at this conditions.