Simple Ways to Stretch Your Money!


1) Turn the thermostat down while you sleep and turn it up in the morning
2) put on a sweater or use a blanket to keep the thermostat at a lower temperature
3) Enjoy natural heat open the curtains on sunny days
4) Don't keep opening the refridgerator as it uses too much energy
5) Lower the temperature on your hot water heater
6) Change your filters
7) Only use your dishwasher when it is completely full
8) Set your washer to cold, do not use hot water
9) Hang dry your clothes or use a clothesline
10) Use fluorescent light bulbs
11) Use a low flow showerhead to use less hot water
12) Switch off lights when not in use

From the O'Chiese Local Community Newsletter March 2009 Edition