Appliance tips

Appliance efficiency adds up to savings

The cost to run your natural gas appliances is a large enough part of your energy budget that taking steps to use less can really pay off.

Appliance tips Skill level Cost range Savings
Purchase ENERGY STAR® certified models.
Choose natural gas water heaters and furnaces that display the ENERGY STAR label, the most energy-efficient you can buy.
Basic $400+ 10%-50%
Do laundry the energy-efficient way.
Washing clothes in cold water and air-drying is a great way to cut costs.
Basic Free $30 annually
Be smart with your dishwasher.
Minimize costs by washing only full loads and avoiding pre-rinsing.
Basic Free $40 annually
Be an energy-efficient cook.
When it comes to saving energy in the kitchen, there are plenty of ways to use less.
Basic Free $18 annually